Copy boy
Haydon, Shadrach [Shepherd]
Note 1

Williams, Alfred: Ms / WGS: 'This dates from about 1798, and refers to the rebellion in Ireland, which was effectively suppressed by the Lord Lieutenant, Lord Cornwallis, the Lord Cornwall in the second verse of the song. I obtained the copy in parts, of Charles Tanner, Bampton, and Shadrach Haydon, also now being at Bampton. Neither knew of the others' acquaintance with the song.'

Note 2

In the Ms two words are unclear but are clarified in the WGS they are clear.

In Verse 4, line 4 the unclear word is Dungara.

In Verse 7, line 4 the unclear word is burgala.

Transcribed and edited by Chris Wildridge, 2010.