Dancer and collector working in Troutbeck, Cumbria.

Assistant to Clara Boyle who was the English Folk dance Society (now the EFDSS) teacher for the Lake District Branch and the Cumberland Branch before WW2.

She acquired the social dance the Rifleman from the Troutbeck area and passed this onto Clara Boyle.

Information derived from and interview by Tom Flett with  Clara Boyle on 3 January 1960 (interviewed with Lucy Short).