Social square dance known from oral tradition in the southern Lake District, Dorset and Scotland.

Known to have been taught by the following dancing masters:

Dizzy Bryden of Workington
Tommy Cannon of Underbarrow and Crosthwaite
Oliver Cowper of Workington
Mr Garnett, operating in Wicham in 1825
Miss Harding of Ulverston, operating in the 1880s
James Howson operating in Flookborough
Mr Hunter, operating in Ulverston 1850s.
Joseph Lowe of Edinburgh
Alfred Threlfall Robinson
Joseph William  Robinson (Old Jos)
Stainton Robinson of Windermere
Thomas Stainton of Backbarrow

Information derived from interviews by Tom Flett with Lucy Short on 3 January 1960 (interviewed with Clara Boyle), Mr and Mrs John Whittle on 4 January 1960Mrs W. Storey on 6 January 1960, Dorothy Chaplow (undated), Mrs C. Riley (undated) and  Mary Hawes (undated), Gertrude Burton, undated,  Mr & Mrs Anningundated, correspondence between Miss L.A.  Maddern and Tom Flett and an interview, August 1962, Mr and Mrs Satterthwaite dated 26 & 29/8/1962 (plus original notes of same date), Anthony Leak on  29 August 1962 (and original notes of the same date), Harold Edgar on 15/9/1962.and with Roland Cowper on  6/1/1960  See also Thomas, A. (ed), A New Most Excellent Dancing Master, New York: Pendragon Press, (1992) and Soulby’s Ulverston Advertiser 23/9/1852 and 20/9/18552/1/1886 and 23/9/1886



Airey, Mrs George

Akrigg, Mr & Mrs Jack

Batty, Mrs Arthur

Baynes, Mr & Mrs William

Beresford, Peter

Birbeck, Mrs

Brown, Mrs David, Nether-Wyresdale, Lancashire, England, 31 March 1960

Chapman, Brian

Cowper, Arthur

Cowper, Misses Elsie & Beatrice, Acomb, York, England, 28 March 1960

CCox, Mary

Dixon, B

Gibson, Elizabeth

Hales, Mr Charles

Halliwell, Mrs Belle

Hilton, Miss (Keswick)

Hird, Mrs Florence

Holgate, Mr Tom, Downham, Lancashire, England, 26 March 1960

Huddlestone, Mr & Mrs, Rosedale, Yorkshire, England, 29 March 1960

Keith, Mrs Gertrude, Grange-over-Sands, England, 8 January 1960

Leak, Mr .A

Lynch, Mr & Mrs

Maddern, Miss L.A

Middleton, Dick

Miss Harding

Oversby, Miss Mary

Pedder, Jack

Percy, Tom, Over-Wyresdale, Lancashire, England, 31 March 1960

Raw, Mrs

Ridding, Mrs S.E.

Satterthwaite, Mr & Mrs T

Miss Lucy Short, White Platts, Ambleside, England, 3 January 1960

Smith, Mrs & Mrs Walter

Storey, Mrs W., Stavely, Westmorland, England, 6 January 1960

Thompson, Mrs H., Thornton-le-Dale, Yorkshire, England, 29 March 1960

Thwaite, Mr & Mrs

Wannop, Mr & Mrs, Penrith, England, 8 January 1960

Whittle, Mr and Mrs John, Workington, Cumberland, England, 4 January 1960

Winder, Richard

Wood, Mr & Mrs Fred