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Family history of Mrs Helen Scott.

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Title - Family history of Mrs Helen Scott.
Contributors - Helen Scott
Reporters - Hamish Henderson
Item Person - Douglas, Walter; Faa Blythe family

Summary - Family history of Mrs Helen Scott.

Helen Scott's mother was born on the Gala Water opposite Stow. Helen's maternal grandfather was a singer and fiddle player, who sang old songs to the children. Helen thinks the family had the name Faa Blythe. Sandy Scott comments that the Faas and the Blythes intermarried. Helen's grandfather sang 'The Bingo Farm'. His name was Walter Douglas, from Stow, and he won a diploma for long service, 30 years on the same farm.


Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:01:44
Date Recorded - 1960
Language - English
Genre - Information
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 55786
Original Tape ID - SA1960.243
Original Track ID - SA1960.243.A7
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R



Recording Location:
  County - Fife
  Parish - Dunfermline
  Village - Dunfermline


Item Location:
  County - Selkirkshire

Item Notes - Faa Blythe was the name of the Kings and Queens of the Gypsies of Yetholm.
See:
[[www.scottishgypsies.co.uk/faa.html]] (accessed 22 July 2009)

Permanent Link - http://www.tobarandualchais.co.uk/fullrecord/55786/1




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