Middlesex Farmer (The)
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MIDDLESEX FARMER, THE. English, Country Dance Tune (cut time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody is unique in published works to Charles and Samuel Thompson's Compleat Collection, vol. 3 (London, 1773). It is also contained in the 1840 music copybook of Cumbrian musician John Rook.
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Thompson (Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 3), 1773; No. 144.