Folk Play Links - Animal Disguise

Compiled by C. Little



Some non-play customs and their practitioners have the same names as the plays and their actors. e.g. Cakers, Guisers, Mummers, Pace Eggers, Morris Dancers, Plough Bullocks, Soulers, Sword Dancers etc. This can be confusing.

Publications listed may be cited as well as full text.


Berkshire

001 * A Glossary of Berkshire Words and Phrases [by Maj B. Lowsley [son of Job Lousley], 1888, p.92 - entry for 'Hooset'; entry for 'Hooset Hunt' - with "Rough Music"]
002 * A Glossary of Provincial Words used in Berkshire [comp. by Job Lousley [sic], 1852, p.8 - entry for 'Hooset']

Cambridgeshire

003 * Straw Bears [by Brian Kell, Title of 2012 talk to Hemingfords' Local History Society]
004 * Straw-Bear Tuesday [by G.C.Moore Smith, in Folk-Lore, Vol.XX No.2, Jun. 1909, pp.202-203 - with two photos (- also Plough-Monday at Whittlesey)]
005 * The "Straw Bear" at Whittlesey [in Peterborough Advertiser, 4th Sep. 1936]
006 * The Straw Bear [is a pub in Whittlesey]
007 * The Straw-Bear [by M.M. D., in Fenland Notes & Queries, Vol.IV, Jan. 1898 - Oct. 1900, p.228 - extract from newspaper, 1882 - at Whittlesey - citation of The Straw-Bear, by G. Talbot, in Fenland Notes & Queries, Vol.II, Jan. 1892 - Oct. 1894, p.348 - extract from Peterborough Standard, 13th Jan. 1894 - at Whittlesey]
008 * Whittlesea Straw Bear Festival [photos; programme]

Cheshire

009 * Coming of Age Festivities at Alderley [by Editor, in Advertiser Notes and Queries, Pt.IV Vol.[I], Nov.-Jan. 1881-82, p.194 - as Stockport Advertiser, 3rd Dec. 1881 - extract from article, in Stockport Advertiser, ?? Jan. 1824 - old hob at Alderley Park, Nether Alderley]
010 * Lichfield [History of the Diocese] [by William Beresford [born at Bosley][Vicar of St Luke's, Leek], n.d., p.225fn - "Old Hob"; (acting "soulers"; soul-cake begging) in East Cheshire (& Staffordshire)]
011 * Memories of a Sister of S. Saviour's Priory [by Mother Kate [Katherine Anne Egerton-Warburton][daughter of Rector of Warburton], 1903 - "Old Nobs" at [Warburton], 1840s and 1850s - Archived]
012 * Mobberley: Its History : No.5 [by James Bowland, in Advertiser Notes and Queries, Vol.V Pt.1, Jan.-Mar. 1885, pp.(55;) 57 - as Stockport Advertiser, 21st Mar. 1885 - ('Easter-egging' - ditty;) 'All Soul's Day' - "Hob", within the last twelve years; superseded by children]
013 * Old Hob [by T. A., in The Every-Day Book;, Vol.II, 1827, col.1371 - "Old Hob"]
014 * Old Hob" [by Editor, in Advertiser Notes and Queries, Pt.I Vol.[I], Feb.-Apr. 1881, p.3 - as Stockport Advertiser, 12th Feb. 1881 - paraphrasing Hone; in this part of Cheshire?]
015 * Old Hob" [by E. H., in Advertiser Notes and Queries, Pt.III Vol.[I], Aug-Oct. 1881, p.119 - as Stockport Advertiser, 6th Aug. 1881 - at Mottram St Andrew, in his father's youthful days - informed by John Sandbach [via his father]; (extract from Customs for the Curious, 1824 - a Hodening at Ramsgate)]
016 * On Ancient Customs of Cheshire [by Llewellynn Jewitt, in Journal of the British Archaeological Association, Vol.V, 1850, pp.252-253 - (a-souling play &) "Old Hob" - paraphrasing]
017 * The Amberley Papers : The Letters and Diaries of Lord and Lady Amberley [extract from eds. Bertrand & Patricia Russell [their son & his 3rd wife], 1937, Vol.I pp.63-65 - two letters, former to her mother & latter to her brother, by Kate Stanley [daughter of 2nd Baron][wife to be of Viscount Amberley] - Soulers with Horse (non-play) seen at Alderley Park, Nether Alderley, 1859; (not like their own Mummers)]
018 * The History of the County Palatine and City of Cheshire; [by George Ormerod, 1819, Vol.I pp.li-lii - (Sandbach text, 1817 - informed of both by John Edwards & citation of copy owned by Francis Douce of Alexander and the king of Egypt;, 1788; Sandbach "Soulers" song;) Old Hob; (liiifn - citation of Magna Britannia, Cheshire, p.463 - customs)]
019 * The Horse's Head [by Julius [pseud], in Notes and Queries, [1st Ser.] Vol.I No.17, 23rd Feb. 1850, pp.258-259 - at Lymm [sic]]

Cornwall

020 * Cornish Feasts and "Feasten" Customs [by M.A. Courtney, in Folk-Lore Journal, Vol.IV No.3, ? 1886, pp.226-227 - as her book]
021 * Glossary of Words in use in Cornwall [by M.A. Courtney [West] & Thomas Q. Couch [East], 1880, p.28 - 'West Cornwall' - entry for 'Hobby-horse Day' - at Padstow]
022 * Guising, Ritual and Revival: The Hobby Horse in Cornwall [citation of Jason Semmens, in Old Cornwall, Vol.XIII No.5, Autumn 2005, pp.39-46 - Pengwyn at Lowender Peran festival, Perranporth & Penglaz at Golowan festival, Penzance]
023 * On some Ancient Customs in the western extremity of Cornwall [by Richard Edmonds Jun, in Transactions of the Natural History and Antiquarian Society of Penzance;, Vol.I [No.2], 1846, p.80 - ("guise dancers" at Penzance;) with "hobby-horse", about forty years ago]
024 * The Celtic and Other Antiquities of the Land's End District of Cornwall [by Richard Edmonds Jun, in Archaeologia Cambrensis, 3rd Ser. Vol.IV No.XV, Jul. 1858, p.277 - see his article above]
025 * The Land's End District: [by Richard Edmonds [Jun.], 1862, p.69 - as his article]
026 * West Country Hobby-Horses and Cognate Customs [citation of Herbert W. Kille, in Proceedings of the Somersetshire Archaeological & Natural History Society, Vol.LXXVII, 1931, pp.63-77 - at (Minehead,) Padstow, (Combe Martin)]

Derbyshire

027 * Highways and Byways in Derbyshire [by J.B. Firth, 1905, p.350 - Ball (and Guising) at Eyam, until recent years]

Devon

028 * Devonshire Calendar Customs: I [citation of Chope, in Report and Transactions of the Devonshire Association, Vol.68, 1936]
029 * Proceedings and Papers [: July Meeting] [by Rev James Graves [Secretary], in Journal of the Kilkenny and south-east of Ireland Archaeological Society, New Ser. Vol.VI, 1867, pp.102-103 - letter from [4th Viscount] Gort [about Apr. paper] - informed by Rev W.S. Hore [was Curate of Combe Martin] - citation of the North Devon Scenery Book, by Rev Tugwell [sic][Curate of Ilfracombe]]
030 * The Folklore of Devon [by R. Pearse Chope, in London Devonian Year Book, 1910, pp.(128 - at [unlocated];) 130 - Hunting the Earl of Rone - at Combe Martin]
031 * The Hunting of the Earl of Rone [photos; programme; book for sale: by Tom Brown; DVD for sale: Video, 2005; extract from The North Devon Scenery Book, by Rev Tugwell, 1863; Pixy-led in North Devon, by Wade, 1895; Notes on Combe Martin, by Toms [father-in-law is Rector of Combe Martin], 1902; Report and Transactions of the Devonshire Association, Vol.XLIX, 1917, p.74; Devonshire Calendar Customs, by Chope, 1936-1938; Old Devon Customs, by Coxhead, 1957]
032 * Twenty-sixth Report of the Committee on Devonshire Folk-lore : A Quaint Ascension-Day Festival [ed. by Lady [E.L.] Radford [daughter of Daniel Radford], in Report and Transactions of the Devonshire Association, Vol.XLIX, 1917, pp.71-75 - extract from article, in Western Morning News, 5th May 1910; letter, by Irish Observer [pseud], in Western Morning News, 16th May 1910; note by [Lady] E.L. Radford - paraphrasing Dictionary of National Biography [- she was a contributor]; note by R. Pearse Chope - informed by J.W. Cooke]
033 * West Country Hobby-Horses and Cognate Customs [citation of Herbert W. Kille, in Proceedings of the Somersetshire Archaeological & Natural History Society, Vol.LXXVII, 1931, pp.63-77 - at (Minehead, Padstow,) Combe Martin]

Dorset

034 * A Collection of the Sufferings of the People called Quakers, [by Joseph Besse, 1753Vol.I pp.165-166 - at Evershot, 1656]
035 * A Grammar and Glossary of the Dorset Dialect [by W. Barnes, in Transactions of the Philological Society, 1864, p.73 - entry for 'Ooser, or Oose' - as his book?]
036 * Shillingstone : The Story of a Dorset Village [ed. by Rev J.H. Cooke [Rector of Shillingstone], 1921, Chapter VII - (" -formal, undramatic, incredibly dull: to revive the Mummers would now be futile";) Christmas Bull at [Hanford House], Hanford, forty years ago]
037 * The Dorset Ooser [citation of H.S.L. Dewar, in Proceedings of the Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society, Vol.84, 1962, pp.178-180 -]
038 * The Dorset Ooser, by Daniel Patrick Quinn [internet only] [Chapter, 'Before The Caves' - discussing the suggestion that it was used in Christmas mumming plays - Archived]
039 * The Ooser [by Dorset Editor [Rev Charles Herbert Mayo], in Notes & Queries for Somerset & Dorset, Vol.II Pt.XVI, [Dec. 1891], pp.289-290 - photo; extract from Glossary of the Dorset Dialect, by Rev W. Barnes, 1886, p.85; at Melbury Osmond]
040 * The Ooser [by Dorset Editor [Rev Charles Herbert Mayo], in Notes & Queries for Somerset & Dorset, Vol.VIII Pt.LXI, Mar. 1903, p.231 - extract from Sufferings of the Quakers, by Besse, 1753, Vol.I p.165]
041 * The Return of The Native [? edition] [by Thomas Hardy, 1895 - like she has seen a "ooser"]

Gloucestershire

042 * Goode Olde Countree [by Charles A. Mace, [1914], pp.181-182 - "Wassaillers" boar's head at Tetbury]
043 * Notes on the Folk Lore of the Northern Counties of England and the Borders [by William Henderson, 1866, pp.50-53 - (Houghton-le-Spring fragment;) 54 - Christmas horse in Forest of Dean]
044 * Old English Customs Extant at the Present Time [by P.H. Ditchfield [Rector of Barkham], 1896, (pp.27-28 - Hoodening at Walmer; 28 - [soulers] at Northwich;) [both paraphrased from Hodening, by E. Leaton-Blenkinsopp, in Notes and Queries, 7th Ser. Vol.XI No.271, 7th Mar. 1891, pp.183-184;] 28-29 - Wassail "Broad" bull at Kingscote]
045 * Round About the Upper Thames [by Alfred Williams, 1922, p.221 - Wassail ox around Thames Head]
046 * SDL-300 - While I Work I Whistle [CD for sale: Track 2 - 'Jim Turner of Tetbury']

Hampshire

047 * Skimmington: Wooset: Ousel Hunting [by [Rev] Frederick W. Mant, in Notes and Queries, 4th Ser. Vol.XI No.269, 22nd Feb. 1873, p.156 - derivation?]
048 * The Wooset" [by H.P. L. [Lieut Col Henry Pincke Lee][son of Rector of Broughton], in Notes and Queries, 10th Ser. Vol.XI No.263, 15th May 1909, p.395]

Huntingdonshire

049 * The Straw Bear of the Plough-Witchers [by Cuthbert Bede [Rev Edward Bradley][Vicar of Lenton-with-Hanby], in Notes and Queries, 7th Ser. Vol.I No.5, 30th Jan. 1886, p.86 - (at [Lenton];) extract from Ramsey, in Peterborough Advertiser, 16th Jan. 1886]

Kent

050 * A Book of the Beginnings [by Gerald Massey, 1881, Vol.I pp.300-301 - paraphrasing Brand]
051 * A Dictionary of the Kentish Dialect and Provincialisms in use in the County of Kent [by [Chancellor] W.D. Parish & [Rev] W.F. Shaw, 1888, pp.(27 - entry for 'Championing';) 76 - entry for 'Hodening'; 77 - entry for 'Hoodening' - "Hoodning" at St Nicholas-at-Wade, long since ceased - informed by the late Rev H. Bennett Smith [Vicar of St Nicholas-at-Wade]]
052 * A Gossip about Christmas and its Folk Lore [by Ambrose Merton [William J. Thoms], in Notes and Queries, 2nd Ser. Vol.VIII No.207, 17th Dec. 1859, pp.486-487]
053 * A Rich Tradition in Photographs [extract from The Hooden Horse, An East Kent Christmas Custom, by Percy Maylam, 1909 - Photos of St Nicholas at Wade hoodeners, 1905 & Walmer hoodeners, 1907 & Deal hoodeners, 1909; Photos of St Nicholas at Wade Hoodeners, 2003 and 2004]
054 * Booksellers' Catalogues-January [in Notes and Queries, 10th Ser. Vol.XI No.262, 2nd Jan. 1909, p.20 - The Hooden Horse, An East Kent Christmas Custom, by Percy Maylam, 1909]
055 * Curious Custom in the Isle of Thanet [by [Anon], in European Magazine and London Review, Vol.LI No.-, May 1807, p.358 - a Hodening at Ramsgate]
056 * Deal Hoodeners [photos]
057 * Deal Memories (Part One) [index to Julie Deller, in Bygone Kent, Vol.21 No.07, Jul. 2000, p.418 - "Oogling Horse"]
058 * Dr [Rev Samuel] Pegge's [the Elder, Vicar of Godmersham] Ms. [1735-36] Alphabet of Kenticisms, and Collection of Proverbial Sayings used in Kent [comm. by Rev Walter W. Skeat, in Archaeologia Cantiana, Vol.IX, 1874, p.82 - entry for 'Hooding']
059 * Dr [Rev Samuel] Pegge's [the Elder, Vicar of Godmersham] Ms. [1735-36] Alphabet of Kenticisms, and Collection of Proverbial Sayings used in Kent [citation of comm. Rev Walter W. Skeat, in Archaeologia Cantiana, Vol.IX, 1874, p.82 - entry for 'Hooding']
060 * Highways and Byways in Kent [Reprint] [by Walter Jerrold, 1908, p.116 - "hodening" - extract from]
061 * Hodening [by J.W. Allison, in Notes and Queries, 7th Ser. Vol.XI No.274, 28th Mar. 1891, p.254 - citation of Brand]
062 * Hodening [by H. Scherren, in Notes and Queries, 7th Ser. Vol.XI No.274, 28th Mar. 1891, p.254 - citation of Hone]
063 * Hodening [by C. K. [C. King][bookseller], in Notes and Queries, 7th Ser. Vol.XI No.282, 23rd May 1891, p.415 - extract from Personal Recollections [3rd edition], by Charlotte Elizabeth [Tonna], 1847, pp.113-114]
064 * Hodening [by [Rev] E.[C.] Leaton-Blenkinsopp, in Notes and Queries, 7th Ser. Vol.XI No.271, 7th Mar. 1891, pp.184-185 - extract from Varia, by Peter Lombard [Canon Benham], in Church Times, Vol.XXIX No.1461, 23rd Jan. 1891, p.78a - at Walmer; at Hoath, Herne & Chislet; ([soulers] at Northwich)]
065 * Howde Men": Robin Hood's Men [by T. S.M. [T. Story Maskelyne], in Notes and Queries, 11th Ser. Vol.II No.30, 23rd Jul. 1910, p.79 - citation of The Hooden Horse, An East Kent [Christmas] Custom, by Percy Maylam, 1909]
066 * Lays and Legends of the Weald of Kent [by Lilian Winser, 1897, pp.4, 75 - Literary Work]
067 * Letters to the Editor : The Hooden Horse Project [index to George Frampton, in Bygone Kent, Vol.21 No.06, Jun. 2000, pp.376-377 - his Discordant Comicals :, 2006]
068 * Manners and Customs : Ancient and Modern Christmas. [by W.G. C. [Rev William Gifford Cookesley ?], in Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Vol.XX No.582, 22nd Dec. 1832, p.419 - Hoodening at Ramsgate [- paraphased from Curious Custom in the Isle of Thanet, by [Anon], in European Magazine and London Review, Vol.LI No.?, May 1807, p.358]]
069 * Minor Correspondence [by W.J. T. [William J. Thoms], in Gentleman's Magazine, (New Ser. Vol.23), Jan.-Jun. 1845, p.2 - "Hodening" still extant?]
070 * Old English Customs Extant at the Present Time [by P.H. Ditchfield [Rector of Barkham], 1896, pp.27-28 - Hoodening at Walmer; (28 - [soulers] at Northwich; [both paraphrased from Hodening, by E. Leaton-Blenkinsopp, in Notes and Queries, 7th Ser. Vol.XI No.271, 7th Mar. 1891, pp.183-184;] 28-29 - "the Broad" at Kingscote)]
071 * Percy Maylam's The Kent Hooden Horse [Book for sale: eds. by Richard Maylam, Mick Lynn & Geoff Doel, 2009]
072 * Personal Recollections [3rd edition] [by Charlotte Elizabeth [Tonna], 1847, pp.113-114]
073 * Ramsgate Christmas Procession [by J.Holden MacMichael, in Notes and Queries, 10th Ser. Vol.V No.124, 12th May 1906, pp.374-375 - citation of Brand; extract from Halliwell; English Dialect Dictionary]
074 * Ramsgate Christmas Procession [by J.Harris Stone, in Notes and Queries, 10th Ser. Vol.V No.116, 17th Mar. 1906, p.208 - extract from Curious Custom in the Isle of Thanet, by [Anon], in European Magazine and London Review, Vol.LI No.?, May 1807, p.358]
075 * Ramsgate Christmas Procession [by G.H. W., in Notes and Queries, 10th Ser. Vol.V No.124, 12th May 1906, p.375 - citation of The Kentish Note-Book, pp.19, 320-321]
076 * Research Methods: The Hooden Horse [index to George Frampton, in FLS News, No.30, Nov. 1999, pp.2-3 - his Discordant Comicals :, 2006]
077 * Some Surviving Kentish Beliefs [by H.F. Abell, in Home Counties Magazine, Vol.III, 1901, pp.140-141 - paraphrasing various]
078 * St Nicholas at Wade Hoodeners [photos; programme]
079 * The English Folk Dance Society in Kent [index to George Frampton, in Bygone Kent, Vol.21 No.10, Oct. 2000, pp.588-589 - revival of Hooden Horse by Biddy Bennett]
080 * The Hooden Horse [was a pub in Wickhambreaux]
081 * The Hooden Horse, An East Kent Christmas Custom [summary of Percy Maylam, 1909, p.? - at Lower Hardres]
082 * The Hoodener's Horse [is a pub in Great Chart]
083 * The Magic of the Horse-Shoe [by Robert Means Lawrence, 1898, pp.84-85 - paraphrasing A Book of the Beginnings [sic], by Gerald Massey, 1881]
084 * The Return of the Hooden Horse [index to George Frampton, in Bygone Kent, Vol.16 No.12, Dec. 1995, pp.742-748]
085 * Viking Notes [citation of The Editor [Albany F. Major], in Saga-Book of the Viking Club, Vol.V Pt.I, [1907], pp.182-183 - extract from article, by J.Harris Stone, in Health Resort, Jan. 1907; extract from article, by Rev C.W. Whistler [District Secretary for Somerset of the Viking Club], in Health Resort, Feb. 1907]
086 * Viking Notes [by The Editor [Albany F. Major], in Saga-Book of the Viking Club, Vol.V Pt.I, [1907], pp.182-183 - extract from article, by J.Harris Stone, in Health Resort, Jan. 1907; extract from article, by Rev C.W. Whistler [District Secretary for Somerset of the Viking Club], in Health Resort, Feb. 1907]
087 * Viking Notes [by Percy Maylam, in Saga-Book of the Viking Club, Vol.V Pt.II, [1908], p.399]
088 * Viking Notes [citation of Percy Maylam, in Saga-Book of the Viking Club, Vol.V Pt.II, [1908], p.399]

Lancashire

089 * Curious Custom [by J. T., in Notes and Queries, [1st Ser.] Vol.1 No.16, 16th Feb. 1850, p.245 - "Old Balls" at [unlocated], some ten or twelve years back]
090 * Lancashire Folk-Lore: [comps. & eds. by John Harland & T.T. Wilkinson, 1867, pp.(231 - pace or peace egging in east Lancashire;) 235, 254 - note by [John Harland] - "Old Ball" at Swinton & Worsley; 235-236 - by [T.T. Wilkinson] - "Ball" at Blackburn & Burnley]
091 * The Pictorial History of the County of Lancaster: [2nd printing of An Illustrated Itinerary of the County of Lancaster] [ed. by [Mr [Cyrus] Redding] by Dr [John Relly] Beard, 1844, pp.287-289; (297) - (Pace Egging and) "playing the old ball" at Blackburn; ("jolly lads" at Poulton-le-Fylde)]

Lincolnshire

092 * Christmas-Tup [by M. P. [Mabel Peacock][daughter of Edward Peacock], in Notes and Queries, 9th Ser. Vol.II No.44, 29th Oct. 1898, p.348 - ("the old tup" at Hemsworth, about 1845 - informed by her father) & harvest supper "the old sow" in Lincolnshire, some sixty or seventy years since]
093 * Harvest Custom [by B.L.R. C., in Notes and Queries, 8th Ser. Vol.IX No.216, 15th Feb. 1896, p.128 - harvest supper "the old sow", first quarter of the present century]

North Yorkshire

094 * Ancient Poems Ballads and Songs of the Peasantry of England [Revised and enlarged edition only] [ed. by Robert Bell, 1857, pp.184-186 - 'The Mummers' Song; or, The Poor Old Horse' - Richmond]
095 * Around & About Yorkshire at Christmas [DVD for sale: Video of (Knaresborough Mummers and) Richmond "T'aud Hoss"]
096 * Leyburn Link with Sword Dancers [in Teesdale Mercury, No.4638, 8th Mar. 1944, p.1b - (at Bellerby, Wensleydale;) Richmond horse's head seen at Bellerby]
097 * The Victoria History of the County of York : North Riding. Vol.1 [ed. by William Page, 1914, p.22 - 'Borough of Richmond', by Mabel Maynard - (sword dance, until very recently;) horse's head]
098 * Your Paintings [UK National Collection of Oil Paintings] [A Little Bit Tipsy, Christmas Eve 1996 (The Old Hoss)', by W.A.G. Ward, 1996 - Artwork]

Northamptonshire

099 * Christmas Mummers as Mammals or Birds [by B.L.R. C., in Notes and Queries, 11th Ser. Vol.II No.52, 24th Dec. 1910, p.507 - extract from The Village Minstrel [2nd edition], by John Clare, 1825, 'Introduction']
100 * The Village Minstrel, and Other Poems [by John Clare, 1821, pp.xxii-xxiii; (xxiii-xxiv) - 'Introduction', 28 - 'The Village Minstrel' - "crane" with Harvest Homes; ("dusty miller" with Harvest Homes)]

Scotland

101 * The Burns Country [by Charles S. Dougall, 1904, pp.271-274 - paraphrasing]
102 * The Laird of Lag : A Life-Sketch [by Lieut Col Alexander Fergusson, 1886, pp.6-11, ix - "play Lag", around Halloween, some forty years ago; with illustration]

Somerset

103 * A History of the County of Somerset. Vol.7 [ed. by R.W. Dunning, 1999, p.023 - 'Bruton', by R.W. Dunning & M.C. Siraut - citation of Dorset Record Office [Ref. D/FSI, box 218, accounts. 1781-1787] - Bruton "mock bull" seen at Redlynch House [Redlynch Park], Redlynch, 1746]
104 * History of the Hundred of Carhampton, [by James Savage [Librarian of the Taunton / Somerset Institution], 1830, pp.583-584, xxiii - 'Minehead' - "Hobby-horsing" - informed by William Davis ?]
105 * Horns of Honour [by Frederick Thomas Elworthy, 1900, pp.140-141 - at Minehead, well within the present century]
106 * West Country Hobby-Horses and Cognate Customs [citation of Herbert W. Kille, in Proceedings of the Somersetshire Archaeological & Natural History Society, Vol.LXXVII, 1931, pp.63-77 - at Minehead, (Padstow, Combe Martin)]

Staffordshire

107 * A Note on the Abbots Bromley Horn Dance [citation of Ann Savours, in Arv: Nordic Yearbook of Folklore, Vol.22, 1966]
108 * Abbots Bromley Horn Dance [photos; programme]
109 * Casting of Nets [by Richard Bagot [son of Col Charles Bagot], 1901, p.37 - Literary Work]
110 * FF-1109 - The Horn Dancers of Abbots Bromley [DVD for sale: by Peter Kennedy - Video of Abbots Bromley Horn Dance, 1983]
111 * FTX-110 - Dancing with Horns : Jim Fowell [CD for sale: by Peter Kennedy, 1975 - Audio of Abbots Bromley Horn Dance, 1954 + 1947]
112 * Links with the Past [by Mrs Charles Bagot [Sophy Louisa Bagot][wife of grandson of 6th Baronet / 1st Baron], 1901, pp.189-190, 157-159 - extract from journal, by Miss Mary Bagot [daughter of Rector of Blithfield][niece of 6th Baronet / 1st Baron] - (All Soul's Eve; Morrice-dancers;) Abbots Bromley horn dance; (Rugeley seen at Blithfield [Hall, Admaston])]
113 * Notes of the Month [in Antiquary, Vol.XXVI No.?, Dec. 1892, p.236 - citation of Daily Graphic, 29th Sep. 1892; Daily Telegraph, 30th Sep. 1892 [- see also Thomas Fairman Ordish Collection]]
114 * Sir Benjamin Stone Collection [Ref. 71-2; 71-4; 71-5; 71-6; 71-11] [Photos of Abbots Bromley Horn Dance, 1899]
115 * Sir Benjamin Stone's Pictures : Records of National Life and History [1906, Vol.I 'Festivals, Ceremonies, and Customs' pp.16-18 - 'The Horn Dance, Abbots Bromley' - four photos as Sir Benjamin Stone Collection [Ref. 71-11; 71-5; 71-? + 71-4][ - first not scanned]]
116 * Staffordshire Folk and their Lore [by C.S. Burne, in Folk-Lore, Vol.VII No.4, Dec. 1896, pp.382-385 - with four photos]
117 * The Natural History of Stafford-shire [by Robert Plot, 1686, p.434 - Abbots Bromley "Hobby-horse dance" at Christmas with horn dance - Subscription required for Chadwyck-Healey: Early English Books Online]
118 * The Value of European Folklore in the History of Culture [by Charlotte Sophia Burne, in Folk-Lore, Vol.XXI No.I, Mar. 1910, pp.38-40 - 'Note II. The Horn-Dance' - extract from The Natural History of Stafford-shire, by Robert Plot, 1686, p.434; extract from Links with the Past, by Mrs Charles Bagot, 1901, p.190; citation of Sir Benjamin Stone's Pictures (/ p.38 - 'Note I. Castleton')]

Wiltshire

119 * A Glossary of Words used in the County of Wiltshire [by George Edward Dartnell & Rev Edward Hungerford Goddard, 1893, pp.82, v-vi - entry for 'Housset, Hooset, Wooset' - citation of [Skimmington" &c.], in Notes and Queries, 4th Ser. Vol.XI No.272, 15th Mar. 1873, p.225; A Glossary of Berkshire Words and Phrases, by Maj B. Lowsley, 1888; informed to The English Dialect Dictionary - as their article]
120 * Burbage Inn [by Local Reader [Anon], in Marlborough Times and Wilts, Berks & Hants County Paper, Vol.C No.5461, 27th Apr. 1962, p.3f]
121 * Christmas Notes [by T. S.M. [T. Story Maskelyne][daughter of John Dillwyn Llewelyn][wife of M.H. Nevil Story Maskelyne], in Notes and Queries, 10th Ser. Vol.IX No.212, 18th Jan. 1908, pp.51-52 - (Mari Llwyd at [Penllergare [near Council Offices], Penllergaer] in Wales, sixty years ago;) the Wooset about [Basset Down House [near Farm], Lydiard Tregoze] in Wiltshire]
122 * Contributions towards a Wiltshire Glossary [by G.E. Dartnell & Rev E.H. Goddard, in Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Magazine, Vol.XXVII No.LXXX, Dec. 1893, pp.135 - entry for 'Houssett' [sic] - citation of On Certain Ancient Wiltshire Customs : 4 - The Wooset, in Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Magazine,, Vol.I No.I, Mar. 1854, p.88; 154 - entry for 'Wooset']
123 * In a Wiltshire Village: Some Old Songs and Customs [by E.E. Balch [daughter of Miller of Gasper], in Antiquary, Vol.XLIV No.?, Oct. 1908, p.381 - Christmas bull at Stourton, till about ten years ago]
124 * On Certain Ancient Wiltshire Customs : 4 - The Wooset [by F.A. Carrington, in Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Magazine,, Vol.I No.I, Mar. 1854, p.88 - with "rough band" at Burbage, 1835 & Ogbourne [sic] St George, circa 1840 - pronounced "ooset"]
125 * Skimmington" &c. [by R.C.A. P. [-Prior][born at Corsham][lived at Halse House, Halse], in Notes and Queries, 4th Ser. Vol.XI No.272, 15th Mar. 1873, p.225 - in Somerset it is the same as "wooseting" in Wiltshire [- but actually just similar]]
126 * The Wooset" [by Percy Maylam, in Notes and Queries, 10th Ser. Vol.XI No.263, 9th Jan. 1909, p.27 - citation of Christmas Notes, in Notes and Queries, 10th Ser. Vol.IX No.212, 18th Jan. 1908, pp.51-52; collecting for his The Hooden Horse, An East Kent Christmas Custom, 1909]
127 * The Wooset" [by J.Holden MacMichael, in Notes and Queries, 10th Ser. Vol.XI No.265, 23rd Jan. 1909, pp.71-72 - citation of The [English] Dialect Dictionary - entry for 'Hooset']

[General]

128 * Christmas in the Olden Time [by [Anon], in Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, New Ser. Vol.X No.260, 23rd Dec. 1848, pp.413-415 - general]
129 * Christmas Mummers as Mammals or Birds [by Scotus [pseud], in Notes and Queries, 11th Ser. Vol.III No.54, 7th Jan. 1911, p.14 - citations of Hone's Works; Observances of Christmas in the Olden Time, in Chambers's Journal, 1848; Christmas Mummers in Dorsetshire, by J.S. Udal, in Folk-Lore Record, Vol.III Pt.I, 1880, pp.87-116; The Christmas Mummers, by Charlotte Mary Yonge, 1858; The Burns Country, by C.S. Dougall, 1904, pp.271-274]
130 * Christmas Mummers as Mammals or Birds [by Tom Jones, in Notes and Queries, 11th Ser. Vol.III No.54, 7th Jan. 1911, p.14 - citation of Encyclopedia of Antiquities, [New edition only], by Rev Thomas Dudley Fosbroke, 1843, pp.668-669 Vol.II]
131 * Encyclopedia of Antiquities, [New edition only] [by Rev Thomas Dudley Fosbroke, 1843, pp.668-669 Vol.II - entry for 'Theatricals : Mummers' - general]
132 * Hobby-Horse [by T. Story Maskelyne, in Notes and Queries, 11th Ser. Vol.II No.39, 24th Sep. 1910, p.258 - citation of The Hooden Horse,, by Percy Maylam; Mari Llwyd in Glamorganshire, 1909; at Minehead]
133 * Hobby-Horse [by J.Holden MacMichael, in Notes and Queries, 11th Ser. Vol.II No.39, 24th Sep. 1910, p.257 - extract from English Dialect Dictionary]
134 * Hobby-Horse [by W.B. Gerish, in Notes and Queries, 11th Ser. Vol.II No.39, 24th Sep. 1910, p.258 - citation of Folk-lore, Vol.XVI, 1905, pp.59-60 - at Padstow; Folk-lore, Vol.X, 1899, p.186 - at Salisbury i.e. Hob-Nob]
135 * Hobby-Horse [by Tom Jones, in Notes and Queries, 11th Ser. Vol.II No.39, 24th Sep. 1910, p.258 - extract from New English Dictionary]
136 * Hobby-Horse [by M. P. [Mabel Peacock][daughter of Edward Peacock], in Notes and Queries, 11th Ser. Vol.II No.37, 10th Sep. 1910, p.209]
137 * The English Dialect Dictionary [ed. by Joseph Wright, Vol.III, 1902, p.227a - entry for 'Hooset' - citation of A Glossary of Words used in the County of Wiltshire, by G.E. Dartnell & E.H. Goddard, 1893; A Glossary of Provincial Words used in Berkshire, 1852; informed by E.H. G. [Rev Edward Hungerford Goddard][Vicar of Clyffe Pypard]]
138 * The English Dialect Dictionary [ed. by Joseph Wright, Vol.III, 1902, p.187a - entry for 'Hobby-Horse' - Folk-Lore Journal, Vol.IV, 1886, p.226; Glossary of Words in use in Cornwall, by M.A. Courtney & Thomas Q. Couch, 1880]

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