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Wiltshire Community History

Folk Song Information

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Book TitleAuthorDateNotes
Song TitleOf all the trades in London
Roud No.286
Collected FromUnknown
LocationUnknown
CountyUnknown
Collected ByWilliams, Alfred
Alternative Title
Tune
Date
Source PrimaryWSRO: 2598/36 Packet 5 - Miscellaneous: Williams, A: MS collection No Mi 653
Source SecondaryWilliams, A: Folk songs of the upper Thames, 1923 p 305
Recording
 
Song Lyrics
Verse 1

Of all the trades in London
Begging is the best;
For when I am tired
I can sit down and rest.
 
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Notes
The file contains a typescript pointing to p 305 of Folk songs of the upper Thames and stating that the manuscript is missing.

Transcribed and edited by Chris Wildridge, 2007.

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