Elizabeth Smitherd

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Elizabeth Smitherd

Singer from whom Cecil Sharp collected at Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire in January and April 1908, when she was 58.

Biographical details at http://www.gloschristmas.com/songs-carols/the-singers/singers-r-z/elizabeth-smitherd-nee-haynes/

Her name is usually given as Mrs Elizabeth Smitherd, or Smithers, although research by Paul Burgess suggests this should be SMILHARD.

Songs collected by Cecil Sharp from Mrs Smitherd (VWML Online)