Clog dancer from Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria.  Born c. 1900.

Brought up in Underbarrow, he was a pupil of Tommy Cannon and went to his classes in Underbarrow.

He was able to provide notations for:

Three Reel

and was able to teach the following clog steps: Shuffle off, single shuffle, double shuffle, treble shuffle, hagworm crawl, crunch, kicking steps, step over and crunch, heel and toe.

He recalled the sword dance for two girls performed over two swords and Horse to Newmarket.

Information derived from an interview by Tom Flett with Bruce Milburn.  Undated.

See also:

Flett, Tomcorrespondence 1962

  1. Letter to Mr Millburn, 7 October 1962