Folk Play Links - Shropshire, 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.
Memorials of Old Shropshire
[ed. by [Rev] Thomas Auden, 1906, pp.139-140; (140-141) - 'Folk-Lore: Legends and Old Customs', by Charlotte S. Burne - Guisers; (soulers)]
[by Charlotte S. Burne, in Folk-Lore Journal
, Vol.IV No.3, Jul? 1886, pp.259-261 - 'Tinker's Song' - sung at (Eccleshall &) Newport - citation of Shropshire Folk-Lore
The Second International Folk-Lore Congress, 1891
[eds. by Joseph Jacobs & Alfred Nutt, 1892, (p.436 - for what is now Thomas Fairman Ordish Collection
'Catalogue of the Exhibition of Objects Connected with Folk-Lore in the Rooms of the Society of Antiquaries, Burlington House : Three Pace Eggs (Easter Eggs) from Woodbroughton, near Cartmel, Furness' - "pace-eggers" at Field Broughton & Lowick;) '... : Mummers' Plays in MS., written for Miss Burne by the peasant mummers' / pp.463-464 - 'Conversaziane : 9.55 : The Guisers' Play' - reproduction of [Newport text] as (at Eccleshall)]
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