Bibliography of Nottinghamshire Folk Plays & Related Customs

I.T.Jones Collection (1981, F.J.Flaherty - a)

Mrs. F. J. Flaherty (Inf.)
Sheffield, Yorks: Questionnaire from Mrs F.J.Flaherty 14/1/81
I.T.Jones Collection, Communicated 14th Jan.1981, Ref.K12-1

Questionnaire dated 14/1/81 from Mrs F.J.Flaherty, aged 72, of North Wheatley, Retford. She remembers groups of children performing the Derby Tup on Boxing Day in the yards of terraced houses in Sheffield. Her husband can remember it 70 years previously and the last time they remembered it was 1932. She quotes 22 lines of song. Characters included the Butcher and his wife.

Index Terms:
Locations: Sheffield, Yorks. (SK3587)
Years: Com. 1981; Perf. about 1911 to 1932
Subjects: Questionnaire; Derby Tup; Play; Text; Song; Boxing Day; Butcher; Butcher's Wife
People: Mr. Idwal Tudor Jones (Col.); Mr. Flaherty (Inf.)
Archives: Ref.: TD00681; I.T.Jones Collection, Ref.K12-1

Indexed by Idwal Jones. Last updated Oct.2004

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