Folk Play Links - Cumberland, England

Compiled by C. Little



Groups listed may be folk club, morris dance or amateur drama groups, as well as traditional performers. Publications listed may be cited, extracted or summarised publications, as well as full text.


Groups

001 * Solway Morris [photos; programme]
002 * St Bees Traditional Mummers [perform Alexander and the King of Egypt chapbook text; photos]

Libraries & Archives

003 * Survey of English Dialects (SED) Incidental Material [Ref. 2Cu4] [Jolly Boys at Threlkeld]

Publications

004 * Ancient Customs and Superstitions in Cumberland [citation of A. Craig Gibson, in Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire, Vol.X, Session 1857-58, pp.103; (104-105)]
005 * Ancient Customs and Superstitions in Cumberland [by A. Craig Gibson, in Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire, Vol.X, Session 1857-58, pp.103; (104-105)]
006 * City of Carlisle : Bibliotheca Jacksoniana : Catalogue [by James Pitcairn Hinds, 1909, p.3 - entry for Alexander and the King of Egypt,, n.d.]
007 * On the Collection of Chap-Books in the Bibliotheca Jacksoniana, in Tullie House, Carlisle, with some remarks on the History of Printing in Carlisle, Whitehaven, Penrith, and other north country towns [by Chancellor [of Carlisle][Richard Saul] Ferguson, in Transactions of the Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian & Archaeological Society, Vol.XIV Pt.I, 1896, p.37 - 'Whitehaven Printers : Thomas Wilson']
008 * On the Collection of Chap-Books in the Bibliotheca Jacksoniana, in Tullie House, Carlisle, with some remarks on the History of Printing in Carlisle, Whitehaven, Penrith, and other north country towns [citation of Chancellor [of Carlisle][Richard Saul] Ferguson, in Transactions of the Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian & Archaeological Society, Vol.XIV Pt.I, 1896, p.37 - 'Whitehaven Printers : Thomas Wilson']
009 * Review of "Shakspeare and his Times:" by Nathan Drake [by [John Galt], in Edinburgh Monthly Review, Vol.I No.IV, Apr. 1819, p.373 - at [unlocated], 1817]
010 * The Christmas Boys' [by F.Gordon Brown, in Notes and Queries, 10th Ser. Vol.VII No.159, 12th Jan. 1907, pp.31-32 - [unlocated] fragment from texts, 1895]
011 * The History and Topography of the Counties of Cumberland and Westmoreland [ed. by William Whellan, 1860, pp.457 - 'Whitehaven' - "mumming", still kept up; (835 - 'Levens Chapelry' - "peace-egging", still prevailing)]
012 * Whitehaven Customs [by An Admirer of your Every-Day Book [Anon], in The Every-Day Book;, by William Hone, Vol.II, 182?, cols.1645-1648 - "mummers" - extracts from Alexander and the King of Egypt chapbook published by T. Wilson, Whitehaven]

Contact us with any new or updated links.
The recommended URL for this web page is www.folkplay.info/Links/Cumberland.htm

© 2000-2015, TDRG. Contact: c/o webmaster@folkplay.info, Last updated: 23/11/2015