Social dance known from oral tradition in the southern Lake District.
Known to have been taught by the following dancing masters:
Dizzy Bryden of Workington
Tommy Cannon of Underbarrow and Crosthwaite
Miss Harding of Ulverston, operating in the 1880s
Joseph William Robinson (Old Jos)
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 and Mrs W. Storey on 6 January 1960. Also Soulby’s Ulverston Advertiser 2/1/1886 and 23/9/1886
Akrigg, Mr & Mrs Jack
Baynes, Mr & Mrs William
Coward, Miss E.
Hilton, Miss (Keswick)
Ridding, Mrs S.E.
Satterthwaite, Mr & Mrs T
Miss Lucy Short, White Platts, Ambleside, England, 3 January 1960
Smith, Mrs & Mrs Walter
Storey, Mrs W., Stavely, Westmorland, England, 6 January 1960
Thompson, Mrs H
Tully, Mr & Mrs William
Whittle, Mr and Mrs John, Workington, Cumberland, England, 4 January 1960
Wood, Mr & Mrs Fred