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"J.Granby" (1953)

"John Granby" (Auth.)
LOCAL NOTES AND QUERIES: Nottinghamshire's Plough Mondays
Nottinghamshire Guardian, 10th Jan.1953, No.5617, p.10 a-b

Presents extracts from an account of Plough Monday plough trailing by Thomas Miller in his "Country Year Book", probably dating from the period 1830 to 1850 in Notts. Also quotes an account [from F.M.E.W. (1923)] of Plough Monday, Plough Bullocks (plough trailing, 1870), and Christmas, Guisers (1872) at Bulwell Kilnyards, Notts. The play featured; St. George, Doctor, Beelzebub, Bess and Jack. Finally, briefly mentions Chaworth-Musters' (1890) text of the Cropwell and Tithby Plough-Bullocks play.

Index Terms:
Locations: Notts.; Bulwell Kilnyards, Notts. (SK5345); Cropwell, Notts. (SK6-3-); Tithby, Notts. (SK6936)
Years: Perf. 1830 to 1850; Perf. 1870; Perf. 1872; Perf. 1890; Publ. 1953
Subjects: Plough Trailing; Malicious Ploughing; Plough Monday; Plough Bullocks; Plough-Bullocks; Play; St. George; Doctor; Beelzebub; Bess; Jack; Christmas; Guisers; Miller,T. (no date); Chaworth-Musters (1890); W.,F.M.E. (1923)
People: William Elliott Doubleday (Auth.)
Archives: Ref.: TD00051

Indexed by Peter Millington. Last updated Oct.1987

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