“The Bonnie Woods o' Hatton”


"Ye comrades and companions... To my sad lamentation I pray ye give an ear." The singer courted a beautiful girl, but at last she bid him depart. Now he prepares to leave home, still remembering her in Hatton and hoping that she will regret her decision

Cross references

  • Hattan Woods


  • NLScotland, L.C.Fol.70(32), "Hatton Woods or the Bonnie Woods o' Hatton," Poet's Box (Dundee), c. 1890


  • Cathie Stewart, "Hatton Woods" (on SCStewartsBlair01) [called "Hattan Woods" on the LP jacket but "Hatton Woods" on the lyrics sheet]


  1. Ord, p. 185, "The Bonnie Woods o' Hatton" (1 text)
  2. Roud #5531
  3. BI, Ord185


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1930 (Ord)
Found in: Britain(Scotland)