At 00:48 27/06/2007, Sophie wrote: >...... >Thanks Peter. I'm not sure if it helps or if it adds to my confusion, as it's >different again from the 2 versions I had! It's very close to the Collins >version (which DanceData cites as the original publication) ......
I first saw the dance as a leaflet when (IIRC) it first appeared in
1954 as part of the celebrations for the centenary of the birth of
the founder of The Boys' Brigade. At that time, Lord Maclay was the
President of the BB and the leaflet was prbably published by the BB.