Bibliography of Nottinghamshire Folk Plays & Related Customs

I.T.Jones Collection (1981, M.F.Smithson - a)

Miss M. F. Smithson (Inf.)
Balderton, Notts: Questionnaire from Miss M.F.Smithson, New Balderton 22/1/81
I.T.Jones Collection, Communicated 22nd Jan.1981, Ref.K16-1

Questionnaire dated 22/1/81 from Miss M.F.Smithson, age 73, New Balderton. She remembered her father, Mr G.A.Smithson, who died in 1946 age 76, talking about going round the village of Balderton with other boys on Plough Monday doing a play. He used to recite the words to her but all she could remember was him saying something about Be Elzebub.

Index Terms:
Locations: Balderton, Notts. (SK8151)
Years: Com. 1981; Perf. about 1885
Subjects: Questionnaire; Plough Monday; Play; Be Elzebub
People: Mr. Idwal Tudor Jones (Col.); Mr. G. A. Smithson (Perf.)
Archives: Ref.: TD00690; I.T.Jones Collection, Ref.K16-1

Indexed by Idwal Jones. Last updated Oct.2004

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