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Weaver's Daughter

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Performer: Bartlett, Joseph
Place Collected: Down Ampney
Date collected: Between 1913 and 1916
Collector: Williams, Alfred
Roud Number: 1277

This sentimental piece is old and goes back to the 18th century at least.  An early broadside with the words can be found here

As a folksong, it has only been collected in England and rarely at that, but George Maynard in Sussex and Frank Hinchcliffe in Yorkshire both knew the song.


Notes by Gwilym Davies 8 April 2016