Thomas Shimmin

She fer fritlag as feelee Manninagh va Thomas Shimmin (1800 – c. 1876–1879[1]). She "Tom the Dipper" (Gaelg: Tom y Thummeyder) y lhiass-ennym v'echey.

Thomas Shimmin
Ruggit 1800
Hooar baase 1876
Keird feelee

Ren eh screeu as goaill arraneyn 'sy Ghaelg as 'sy Vaarle. Va ny daanyn Yn Coayl jeh'n Lillee (The Loss of the Lily),[2] Happy Marriage of the Prince of Wales, as The Royal Manx Railway, or £5 of wit for a penny coontit mastey ny daanyn echey[1]

V'eh deyrit daa cheayrt er son roosteyrys, 'sy vlein 1843 da'n chied cheayrt as reesht 'sy vlein 1851. 'Sy vlein 1843, hug ad deyrey arree dys yn Austrail, agh v'eh pardoonit as lhiggit seyr ayns Jerrey Souree 1847.[1] Ren eh sharmanaghey chammah. Hooar eh baase, foddee 'sy vlein 1876 ny 1879.[1]

ImraaghynEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 A. W. Moore, Manx Worthies, S. K. Broadbent & Company (Doolish, Mannin) 1901. Feddynit er 1 Jerrey Geuree 2008
  2. Gilchrist, A. G., and Lucy E. Broadwood. "Last Gleanings." Journal of the Folk-Song Society 7, no. 30 (1926): 299-317.

Lhaih neeshtEdit

  • Wright, John The Manx MacGonigal: The poems, the life and world of Thomas Shimmin, Manx poet, known as Tom the Dipper. Connaghyn, 1997