Bibliography of Nottinghamshire Folk Plays & Related Customs

R.H.Whitworth (1896)

*Rev. R. H. Whitworth (Auth.)
Blidworth Registration and Parish Church Registers [Plough Bullocks play text]
Mansfield, J.Linney, 1896, pp.213-217

This book is a compilation of material originally published in the "Mansfield & North Notts. Advertiser". Although essentially an ecclesiastical work, it includes as an aside the text (93 lines) of a Plough Bullocks' Plough Bullocking play performed at Blidworth, Notts. The characters were; 1st P.B./Bold Tom, 2nd P.B./King George/Sergeant, 3rd P.B., Sweet-heart, Doctor and Beelzebub. There are also sections referring to Robin Hood and to funeral customs.

Index Terms:
Locations: Blidworth, Notts. (SK5855)
Years: Publ. 1896
Subjects: Play; Full Text; Mansfield & North Notts. Advertiser (no date); Plough Bullocks; Plough Bullocking; 1st P. B.; Bold Tom; 2nd P. B.; King George; Sergeant; 3rd P. B.; Sweet-Heart; Doctor; Beelzebub; Robin Hood; Funeral Customs
People: Rev. Richard Hisco Whitworth (Auth.)
Archives: Ref.: TD00257; A.S.Buxton Collection, Buff notebook, pp.10-20, Transcript

Indexed by Peter Millington. Last updated Jan.1989

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