Bibliography of Nottinghamshire Folk Plays & Related Customs

Nottinghamshire Guardian (1918)

*[Anon. (Auth.)]
Local Notes and Queries: The Old-Time Ploughmen's Guild: Notts Mumming Play Revived.
Nottinghamshire Guardian, *16th Feb.1918

Blurb taken from P.H.Ditchfield (1896) about ploughs being trailed round on Plough Monday to support plough lights, and plough up the doorsteps of those who did not contribute. Mentions Lincs., Plough-bullocks, Yorks., Plough-stots and the City of London's Plough Monday banquet. Re-quotes Ditchfield's quotation relating to Mrs. Chaworth-Musters' account of the play at Wyverton Hall, Notts.

Index Terms:
Locations: Wyverton Hall, Notts. (SK7136); Notts.; Derbys.; Lincs.; Yorks.; London (TQ3079)
Years: Publ. 1918
Subjects: Plough Lights; Plough Trailing; Malicious Ploughing; Play; Banquet; Plough Monday; Plough-Bullocks; Plough-Stots; Mumming; Chaworth-Musters (1890); Ditchfield,P.H. (1896)
Archives: Ref.: TD00155; W.E.Doubleday Scrapbook, Vol.I, p.1 (incorrectly dated); Local Notes & Queries Scrapbook, 1908-1918

Indexed by Idwal Jones. Last updated Oct.1987

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