Clog and step dancer from Annan, Dumfriesshire, originally from Crosthwaite, North Lancashire. Born 1898.
Son of Tommy Cannon, taught by him and assisted at his classes, however he also had lessons from Alf Robinson in 1910.
He recalled the following social dances:
Heel and Toe Polka
And the following “fancy dances”:
He also taught clog and step dancing and was able to provide information on Crow Walk, Shuffle Off, Double Shuffle Off, Single Shuffle, Double Shuffle, Heel and Toe, Aggworm Crawl, Treble Shuffle, Crunch.
Information derived an interview by Tom Flett with Theodore Cannon on 17/9/1962 and from correspondence between Norman Robinson and Tom Flett, dated September 1962.