Solo dance or couple dance known from oral tradition in the southern Lake District., the solo usually being taught to children. The solo version is, of course, widely danced in Scotland.
Known to have been taught by the following dancing masters:
Dizzy Bryden of Whitehaven
Tommy Cannon of Underbarrow and Crosthwaite
James Howson teaching in Flookborough
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), Mrs W. Storey on 6 January 1960, Dorothy Chaplow (undated), Mrs Frances Gray (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), Harold Edgar on 15/9/1962 with William Wright on 17/9/1962 and from correspondence from Tom Barnes to Tom Flett dated 12 August 1962.