The Auld Maid
Date 1953
Track ID 10777
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Track Information

Original Track ID

SA1953.203.A4

Original Tape ID

SA1953.203

Summary

A well-built lad came by, but other girls also fancied him. The girl in the poem was content just to watch him every day. Then one night she was jealous when she saw him with the girl across the road. Now she is an old maid looking back on what might have been.

Item Notes

Own composition.

Recording Location

County - Peeblesshire

Parish - Broughton, Glenholm and Kilbucho

Village - Broughton

Language

Scots

Genre

Verse

Collection

SoSS