First name Willie
Second name Mathieson
YOB 1879
YOD 1958
Area
County : Aberdeenshire
Parish : Ellon
Village : Ellon
Person ID 464

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.