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Campbell, Andrew, c1867-1932 (tinker | Perthshire)

 Person

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, August 1903 to July 1904

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW178
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, which he used to collect material mainly from a Mary MacRae, Dùnan, Letterfearn, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty, Ciorstan MacLean née Cameron, Leideag, Barraigh/Isle of Barra and Margaret Campbell née Stewart and her husband Andrew, tinkers at Bohespic, Siorrachd Pheairt/Perthshire. There are twenty folios the first fourteen of which contain text. Most of the material was collected from Mary MacRae, who sang several waulking songs and...
Dates: August 1903 to July 1904

Riddle entitled 'Puzzle' beginning 'Roughly sits on rocky', 27 July 1904

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW178/36
Scope and Contents Riddle entitled 'Puzzle' probably collected from Andrew Campbell, tinker, Easter Bohespic or Over Bohespic, Siorrachd Pheairt/Perthshire, beginning 'Roughly sits on rocky [Glorum] saw it' ending 'And put it in your pocket'. There are eight lines to the riddle. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: 27 July 1904

Song beginning 'A drum a du a du a de' [A Diddle for a Tinker's Wedding] and accompanying note, 27 July 1904

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW178/35
Scope and Contents Song beginning 'A drum a du a du a de' [A Diddle for a Tinker's Wedding] and accompanying note probably collected from Margaret Campbell nee Stewart or her husband Andrew Campbell, Easter Bohespic or Over Bohespic, Siorrachd Pheairt/Perthshire. The song is composed of a four line chorus and four verses of four lines each. A vocabulary note explains the final line of the chorus 'Hurra the naikains waddin O' as 'Naikin = Tinker'. The additional note states that Andrew Campbell is a grandson of...
Dates: 27 July 1904