Folk Play Links - Mumpers, Mumping
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.
Manners and Customs of Herefordshire
[by A.B.C. D. [Thomas Dudley Fosbroke ?], in Gentleman's Magazine: & Historical Chronicle
, Vol.LXXXIX Pt.1:Feb. (New Ser. Vol.12), Jan.-Jun. 1819, p.110]
Gooding" on St Thomas's Day
[by Cuthbert Bede [Rev Edward Bradley][Perpetual Curate of Bobbington], in Notes and Queries
, 2nd Ser. Vol.IV No.103, 19th Dec. 1857, pp.487-488 - at [Bobbington]]
Custom on St Thomas's Day
[by Cuthbert Bede [Rev Edward Bradley], in Notes and Queries
, [1st Ser.] Vol.VIII No.217, 24th Dec. 1853, p.617 - Harvington [near Evesham] song]
[by Rev C. Glynn [Vicar of Overbury], in Transactions of the Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society
, Vol.XIX, 1895, p.49 - song]
[by A. H. [Rev Arthur Hall][Congregational Minister], in Notes and Queries
, 7th Ser. Vol.VIII No.187, 27th Jul. 1889, p.72 - "It seems desirable to connect "mumming" also with "mumping","]
[by [John Millard][Extra Assistant at the British Museum Department of Manuscripts], in Time's Telescope
, 1822, pp.298 - "mumping" in Yorkshire and Bedfordshire; (300-301 - "Christmas plays" - extract from History of Cornwall
, by Hitchins)]
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