Review: Bonny Cumberland, John Offord


Bonny Cumberland - Music from the manuscripts of fiddlers in the Lake DistrictC.1750-1880 compiled by John Offord Cumberland is a historic county of North West England. Cumberland and the neighbouring Westmorland contained the area known as the Lake District. The position of this area and its proximity to Northumberland and the Scottish borders just tells me that a music of book from around there means there are going to be pipe tunes hidden in it.

We are settling into our new website, including making available articles from our thirty year history. If you spot something inaccurate, garbled or missing, or if you want to volunteer to help us improve our site, please mail info@bagpipesociety.

Website by Joe Wass, managed by Ian Clabburn.

Website content by Andy Letcher.

All articles copyright their respective authors.

Enquiries to

Membership enquiries to