Lady Helen Wedderburn

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X:1 T:Lady Helen Wedderburn’s Reel M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B:Duncan McKercher – A Collection of Original Stathspeys and Reels (Edinburgh, 1824, p. 9) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D G|FAAB AdAG|FAAB d2 dA|FAAB AdAF|EE=cE G2G:| g|fdad fdda|fdad g2 gb|fdad bdad|eebe g2 gb| fdad fdda|fdad gbag|fdec dBAF|EE=cE G2G||



LADY HELEN WEDDERBURN. Scottish, Reel. D Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. Lady Helen Wedderburn (1798-1868) was the youngest daughter of Walter Ogilvy, the 5th Earl of Airlie. She married John Wedderburn at Airlie Castle, County Forfar, 30 April 1823, and died at Rosebauk, Roslin, in 1868 (buried at Roslin Chapel). The couple had three sons and one daughter.

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Printed sources : - Duncan McKercher (A Collection of Original Stathspeys and Reels), Edinburgh, 1824; p. 9. Stewart-Robertson (The Athole Collection), 1884; p. 123.

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