I only really know this tune as one to sing songs to, no reason you couldn’t dance to it though.
There is also a hornpipe by the name of “Mad Moll of the Cheshire Hunts”, maybe they were the same person.
The ever-present Thomas Hardy:
‘Twas Christmas, and the Phoenix Inn
Was lit with tapers tall,
For thirty of the trooper men
Had vowed to give a ball
As “Theirs” had done (fame handed down)
When lying in the self-same town
Ere Buonaparté’s fall.
Later on, The Dance at the Phoenix lists the “Famed Major Malley’s Reel” as one of the dances, after that “favourite quick-step Speed the Plough“.