Robert Anderson (1770-1833) was a Cumbrian poet. See the Dictionary of National Biography for further information.
Fair copy by Robert Anderson of his Cumberland ballads, dedicated to P.H. Howard of Corby Castle, 1823. The second volume includes a glossary of the Cumbrian dialect; tunes by Anderson for Cumberland ballads; and songs by Susanna Blamire (dedicated to P.H. Howard) copied out by Anderson.
Bought, H.T. Jantzen, cat. 71 (1967), 27.Access Conditions
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Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. II, nos. 46505-6.Publication Note
See Anderson's Cumberland ballads and songs ed. T. Ellwood (Ulverston, 1904).
English language | Dialects | England | Cumberland
Ballads, English | England | Cumberland
Anderson | Robert | 1770-1833 | antiquary
Blamire | Susanna | 1747-1794 | poet
Cumberland, England | poetry
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