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TITLE
Will of Neil Gow (6 of 6)
EXTERNAL ID
Z_CC000700006_00007_00145
DATE OF IMAGE
1808
PERIOD
1800s
SOURCE
Scottish Archive Network
ASSET ID
2511
KEYWORDS
Neil Gow
Duke of Atholl
music
fiddling
wills
SCAN wills
Will of Neil Gow (6 of 6)

This is the will of Neil Gow, 1808, kindly supplied by the Scottish Archive Network (SCAN).

Neil Gow (1727 - 1807) is remembered as a composer, music publisher and, most of all, as a fiddler. He was employed by the Duke of Atholl but also played at local dances and gatherings with a distinctive bowing style. He composed jigs, strathspeys and other forms of dance music. Perhaps his most famous composition is his Lament for the Death of his Second Wife.

'The Commissariot of Dunkeld Conform to Statute (44th Goe. 3 ch 98 & 23) signed Pat Bisset Confirmation
Confirmed this 28 June 1808 -by Robt Stewart Esq[uire] of Gairth Commissary of the Commissariot of Dunkeld __ John Gow in London and Nath[anie]l Gow Edin. Cautioners'

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Will of Neil Gow (6 of 6)

1800s

Neil Gow; Duke of Atholl; music; fiddling; wills; SCAN wills

Scottish Archive Network

SCAN Wills

This is the will of Neil Gow, 1808, kindly supplied by the Scottish Archive Network (SCAN).<br /> <br /> Neil Gow (1727 - 1807) is remembered as a composer, music publisher and, most of all, as a fiddler. He was employed by the Duke of Atholl but also played at local dances and gatherings with a distinctive bowing style. He composed jigs, strathspeys and other forms of dance music. Perhaps his most famous composition is his Lament for the Death of his Second Wife.<br /> <br /> 'The Commissariot of Dunkeld Conform to Statute (44th Goe. 3 ch 98 & 23) signed Pat Bisset Confirmation<br /> Confirmed this 28 June 1808 -by Robt Stewart Esq[uire] of Gairth Commissary of the Commissariot of Dunkeld __ John Gow in London and Nath[anie]l Gow Edin. Cautioners'