BARRINGTON POLKA. English, Polka. England, Northumberland. C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCC. Composed by musician, teacher, composer, dancing master and fiddler Robert Whinham (1814-1893), originally from Morpeth. Dixon (1995) notes that Barrington Colliery was in the area of Ashington, Northumberland.
Source for notated version: the 19th century R. Davidson manuscript, in the Beamish Museum [Dixon].
Printed source: Dixon (Remember Me), 1995; p. 42.