'Pate' 25.feb.1774-17.feb.1843 Scotland Midlothian, Libberton - Loanhead
fiddler, originally a quarryman in Edinburgh and Burdiehouse, as violinist active in Loanhead and Bonnyrigg both near Edinburgh, he played at dance festivals, weddings and at Dalkeith Palace and Stobo Castle,
gifted with a natural genius for music he could extemporise variations on favourite tunes 'ad infinitum' ; his son James (1804-1861 Coldstream) was a
likewise celebrated fiddler
 A Selection of original tunes for the pianoforte and violin.