“The Mill o' Lour”


"We a' agreed at Martinmas On Mill o' Lour to dwell, They said it was a very fine place, But it turned out not so well." The singer describes how hard it is to work the mill, and the people and teams involved.


  1. Ford-Vagabond, pp. 330-331, "The Mill o' Lour" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Ord, p. 255, "The Mill o' Lour" (1 text)
  3. Roud #5573
  4. BI, FVS330


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1904 (Ford)
Keywords: work home horse miller
Found in: Britain(Scotland)