Social couple dance known from oral tradition in the southern Lake District and Lancashire. Perhaps sometimes synomous with the Mazurka.
Known to have been taught by the following dancing masters:
Mr Blackburn of Downham
Dizzy Bryden of Workington
Oliver Cowper of Workington
Mr Grudgeon of Clitheroe
Joseph William Robinson (Old Jos)
Robert Carson Robinson operating in the MIllom and Barrow areas.
Information derived from interviews by Tom Flett with Lucy Short on 3 January 1960 (interviewed with Clara Boyle and Mr and Mrs John Whittle on 4 January 1960, Addie Robinson on the 28 August 1962 (plus original notes of the same date) and with Roland Cowper on 6/1/1960 and interview by Tom Flett and Julian Pilling with Mr. Holgate, 26 March 1960