“John McGoldrick and the Quaker's Daughter”


John McGoldrick loves a Quaker's daughter. Her father opposes McGoldrick and frames him to hang as a radical. The girl gets the jailer and turnkey drunk. The couple escape and are captured. They are freed on the friendly testimony and marry


  1. OLochlainn 98, "John McGoldrick and the Quaker's Daughter" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. ADDITIONAL: H. Halliday Sparling, Irish Minstrelsy (London, 1888), pp. 319-320, 512, "John M'Goldrick's Trial for the Quaker's Daughter"
  3. Roud #3047
  4. BI, OLoc098


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1826 (Sparling)
Found in: Ireland