School: Dromad (roll number 16781)

Location:
Drumod, Co. Leitrim
Teacher:
Millicent "Nuabhroinn"

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Lucy Webb

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0214, Page 031

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I
I am a true born Irishman
a professional ladies man for two
Long years I was employed by a gentleman.
I served him true and honestly
and very well it is known until his daughter
fell in love with me and induced me from my home.
II
Lucy been as fair a lass as ere the sun
shone on she was brought up in a boarding
school and could play on her pian.
and a pain to her degrate I endeavowed late
and early to please young Lucy Webb.
III
Lucy slept in her mamas room when her sister did her spy making her escape on
Alies state Michael Brenne's skill to try.
She escaped out through a window as she
left her sisters led that was the plan
adopted by the child called Lucy Webb
IV
Am I your lover or am I not come, come
along with me and we will go of to Dublin
and married we will be.
I will improve your happiness until the hour

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Collector
Susan Crowe
Gender
female
Age
14
Address
Drumod Beg, Co. Leitrim
Informant
James Crowe
Gender
male
Age
66
Occupation
farmer
Address
Drumod Beg, Co. Leitrim
Language
English