Dancer from Acomb, York.  Born c. 1895.

Miss Cowper was interviewed with her sister, Elsie Cowper.

They were the daughters of Arthur C. Cowper and thus the nieces of Oliver Cowper of Workington.  They were able to supply lengthy family history of the Cowper family and their dancing activities.

They were able to remember the following from their father’s classes:

They were able to provide notations for:

They also recalled that their father had a Sword Dance over crossed swords which they never learned.  They were also able to teach a number of steps used in the fancy dances which formed part of their father’s repertoire.

Information derived from an interview by Tom Flett with Cowper, Misses Elsie & Beatrice on 28 March 1960.