Northumbrian Minstrelsy


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Northumbrian Minstrelsy

Northumbrian Minstrelsey is a collection of ballads, melodies and small pipe tunes of Northumbria. It was first published by the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle-upon-Tynes in 1882. It is reprinted here from the original edition in a slightly photo-reduced form.

Northumbrian Minstrelsy : J. Collingwood Bruce and John Stokoe

Aboot the Bush, Willy
Adam Buckham, O!
Anti-Gallician Privateer, the
Bewick and the Graeme, the
Binnorie, or, the Cruel Sister,
Blow the Winds
Bobby Shaftoe
Bonny at Morn
Brave Earl Brand, the
Broom, Green Broom
Buy Broom Buzzems
Ca’ Hawkie through the Water
Captain Bover
Chevy Chase
Christmas Dayin the Morning
Death of Parcy Reed, the
Derwentwater’s Farewell
Durham Old Women
Elsie Marley
Fair Flower of Northumberland, the
Here’s the Tender coming
Hexhamshire Lass, the
Hughie the Graeme
I Drew my Ship into a Harbour
Jock o’ the Syde
Keach I’ the Creel, the
Keel Row, the
Kitty Bo-bo,
Laidley Worm 0 Spindleston Heugh, the
Lay the Bent to the Bonny Broom
Liberty for the Sailors
Lord Beichan
Maw Canny Hinny
Miller and His Sons, the
Mode o’ Wooing, the
My Love is newly listed
Northern Minstrel’s Budget, the
Northumberland Bagpipes, the
0 I hae seen the Roses blaw
0 the Bonny Fisher Lad
0 the Oak and the Ash and the Bonny Ivy Tree
Outlandish Knight, the
Room Spraggon’s Auld Grey Mare
Sailors are all at the Bar, the
Sair Fyel’d, Hinny
Shoemaker, the
Sword Dancers’ Song, the
Twelve Days of Christmas, the
U Hinny Burd, a
Up the Raw
Water of Tyne the
Whittingham Fair
Willow Tree or Rue ard Thyme the
Part II
Ail Hands upon Deck
All the Night I lay awake
Andrew Carr
Because he was a Bonny Lad
Black and the Grey, the
Black Cock of Whickham, the
Blacket o’ Wylam
Blaw the Wind southerly
Blue’s gaen oot o’ the Fashion
Bonny Pit Laddie, the
Bonny Keel Laddie, the
Broken-legged Chicken, the
Canny Hobbie Elliot
Chevy Chase
Cockle Geordie
Coffee and Tea
Cooper o’ Stannerton Heugh, the
Cuckold come out o’ the Amrey
Cuddle me, Cuddy
Cuddie Clauder
Cut and Dry Dolly
Dorrington Lads
Drucken Moll Knox
Fair Maid of Whickham, the
Fairly shot of Her
Felton Lonnin’
Fenwick o’ Bywell
Follow Her over the Border
Go to Berwick, Johnnie
Green Brechans o’ Branton
Hen’s March, the
Holey Halfpenny, the
Hoop Her and Gird Her
I saw My Love passing by Me
I’ll have Her In Spite of Her Minnie
Jackey Layton
Jamie Allen’s Fancy
Jockey lay up in the Hay Loft
Jockey stays lang at the Fair
Keelman Ower Land, the
Lads of AInwick, the
Lang stay’d away
Lamshaw’s Fancy
Lass and the Money is all my own, the
Leazes Hopping
Little Fishie
Little wot ye wha’s coming
Major, the
Maggy’s Foot
Mile to Ride, a
Miller’s Wife o’ Blaydon, the
Mitford Galloway, the
Morpeth Lasses
My Bonnie Bay Mare and I
My Dearie Sits Ower Late Up
New Highland Laddie
Noble Squire Dacre
Newburn Lads
Ower the Border
Parks o’ Yester, the
Peacock followed the Hen. the
Peacock’s Fancy
Peacock’s March
Peacock’s Tune
Pipers’ Maggot or Fancy
Rantin’ Roarin’ Willie
Sandhill Corner
Shew’s the Way to Wallington
Sir John Fenwick’s the Flower amang them
Small Coals an’ Little Money
Stagshaw Bank Fair
Stay a Wee Bit, Bonnie Lad
Sunderland Lasses
Till the Tide comes in
Wedding o’ Blyth
We’ll all away to Sunniside
Wylam Away


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