Highland Schottische

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

Barnes, Tom

Baynes, Mr & Mrs William

Beresford, Peter

Birbeck, Mrs

Chapman, Brian

Coward, Miss E.

Cowper, Arthur

Cowper, Beatrice

Cowper, Elsie

Dixon, B

Hilton, Miss (Keswick)

Keith, Gertrude

Middleton, Dick

Miss Harding

Pedder, Jack

Percy, Tom

Ridding, Mrs S.E.

Robinson, Addie

Robinson, Grace

Robinson, Norman

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

Winder, Richard

Wood, Mr & Mrs Fred