Bibliography of Nottinghamshire Folk Plays & Related Customs

Nottinghamshire Local History Council Collection (1962, W.A.Baggaley)

*Miss W. A. Baggaley (Inf.)
*Memories of Mansfield [Plough Bullock Night play]
*Nottinghamshire Local History Council Collection, *Notts. Archives Office, Com. 1962, Ref.DD 121/2/?

*This entry to an essay competition includes the following item of folklore:-

"Plough Monday (or Plough Bullock Night) as it was called. Boys came to the houses offering to do a sketch for money. In it was Saint George, and I think a fight, as a Doctor came to the assistance of the victim. It is many years ago, I do not know the meaning of it, but it was after Christmas, about (January 6th epiphany time.)"

Index Terms:
Locations: *Mansfield, Notts. (SK5361)
Years: *Com. 1962
Subjects: *Plough Bullock Night; Play; Saint George; Doctor; Plough Monday
People: Nottinghamshire Local History Council (Col.); Mansfield Chronicle & Advertiser (Col.)
Archives: Ref.: TD00371; P.T.Millington Collection, Transcript

Indexed by Peter Millington. Last updated Apr.1987

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