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Performer: Howman, Jessie
Place Collected: Stow-on-the-Wold
Date collected: 1966 (11 Aug)
Collector: Palmer, Roy
Roud Number: 230

There are in fact many variants of this ditty, apart from the well-known ‘Figgy Pudding’ version, which appears to come from the West Country.  The song was usually sung by children when carol singing.


Notes by Gwilym Davies