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Cunningham, Allan [pseud. Hidallan]locked

(1784–1842)
  • Leslie Stephen
  • , revised by Hamish Whyte

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Cunningham, Allan [pseud. Hidallan] (1784–1842), poet and songwriter, was born in a cottage near Blackwood House in the parish of Keir, Dumfriesshire, on 7 December 1784. His father, John Cunningham (1743–1800), was descended from an Ayrshire family, and in 1784 was factor to a ...

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R. Chambers, ed., (1832–5) [1st edn; many edns to 1875]