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Allan [Allen], James [Jimmy] (1734–1810), Northumbrian piper and rogue

Keith Gregson

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography


Published online October 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/42208

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Allan [Allen], James [Jimmy] (1734–1810), Northumbrian piper and rogue, was born at Hepple, Northumberland, probably in March 1734, and baptized at Rothbury, Northumberland, on 21 April 1734, the son of William Allan or Allen, also known as Wull Faa, a noted vermin hunter and performer on the Northumbrian small pipes. ...

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