Social eight hand dance known from oral tradition in the southern Lake District, Dorset and Scotland.  Effectively a named series of Quadrille figures.

Known to have been taught by the following dancing masters:

Professor Airey of Kendal
Richard Allan of Langwathby
Mr Blackburn of Downham
Dizzy Bryden of Workington
Tommy Cannon of Underbarrow and Crosthwaite
Oliver Cowper of Workington
Miss Harding of Ulverston, operating in the 1880s
James Howson operating in Flookborough
Mr Grudgeon of Clitheroe
Jack Iveson of Penrith
Joseph Lowe of Edinburgh
“Pop” John Mason in Dent
Mr Ramage of Netherton
Alfred Threlfall Robinson
Joseph William  Robinson (Old Jos)
Stainton Robinson of Windermere
Thomas Stainton of Backbarrow
Billy Urquhart in Bleamoor, Ribblehead

Information derived from interviews by Tom Flett with:

See also Thomas, A. (ed), A New Most Excellent Dancing Master, New York: Pendragon Press, (1992) and Soulby’s Ulverston Advertiser 2/1/1886 and 23/9/1886