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P.T.Millington Collection (1973, A.Coleman - c)

A. Coleman (Inf.)
[No Heading - Children's games and other folklore from Selston, Notts.]
P.T.Millington Collection, Com. 14th Feb.1973

A lengthy letter describing various children's lore. Mr. Coleman was resident in a sheltered housing scheme at Selston, Notts., so the descriptions relate to before the Great War.

Topics include; various sayings, mostly weather lore, notably relating to Candlemas and November 23rd; letting the New Year in on New Year's Morning; and the children's games of "Lurky", "Bulls Horns" and "Duck Stone".

Index Terms:
Locations: Selston, Notts. (SK4553)
Years: Perf. before 1914; Com.1973
Subjects: Sayings; Weather Lore; New Year's Morning; Letting the New Year In; Children's Games; Lurky; Bulls Horns; Duck Stone; Candlemas; November 23rd
People: Peter Thomas Millington (Col.)
Archives: Ref.: TD00298

Indexed by Peter Millington. Last updated Jun.1986

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