Biography - Willie Mathieson

Full Name - Willie Mathieson
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Gender - Male

Year of Birth - 1879
Year of Death - 1958

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County - Aberdeenshire
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Parish - Ellon
Village/Town - Ellon

Biography - 1879-?
Born in Ellon, Aberdeenshire, and worked as a farmservant on various farms in Banffshire. An amateur folksong collector in his own right, he amassed an enormous corpus of songs over his lifetime, which is now deposited in manuscript form in the School of Scottish Studies.

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