Cunningham, Allan [pseud. Hidallan]
- Leslie Stephen
- , revised by Hamish Whyte
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 ...