Social couple dance known from oral tradition in the southern Lake District and Dorset. Sometimes known simply as The Schottische.
Known to have been taught by the following dancing masters:
Dizzy Bryden of Workington
Tommy Cannon of Underbarrow and Crosthwaite
Oliver Cowper of Workington
Miss Harding of Ulverston, operating in the 1880s
Alfred Threlfall Robinson
Joseph William Robinson (Old Jos)
Robert Carson Robinson operating in the MIllom and Barrow areas.
Stainton Robinson of Windermere
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 1960, Mrs W. Storey on 6 January 1960, Dorothy Chaplow (undated), Mrs C. Riley (undated), Mrs Frances Gray (undated), Gertrude Burton, undated, Mr & Mrs Anning, undated, Mr and Mrs Satterthwaite dated 26 & 29/8/1962 (plus original notes of same date), Addie Robinson on the 28 August 1962 (plus original notes of the same date) and from correspondence from Tom Barnes to Tom Flett dated 12 August 1962 and with Roland Cowper on 6/1/1960 Also Soulby’s Ulverston Advertiser 2/1/1886 and 23/9/1886