Ordish Papers : Berkshire



BERKSHIRE

1.

Christmas Mumming - Berkshire. Description of Costumes. Handwritten 2 pages from P.H.Ditchfield - Old English Sports, 1891, p.124

2.

Mumming - A Quaint Old Custom. Printed Article 2 pages from The New Penny Magazine, No.63 dated 6th January 1900, pp.632-634

3.

Mummers - Comments - 1 Handwritten foolscap sheet taken from Pages from a Private Diary page 143 - Smith & Elder - 1898 from the Cornhill Magazine - anon.

4.

Christmas - Berkshire. Comments on Local Customs - half page handwritten taken from E.G. Hayden (1905) Travels Round our Village, pp.44-115

5.

East Lockings. Play Text from History of East Lockinge, W.H. Hallam (1900) pp.99-101

6.

Longcott. Play Text, from Ms sent to Mrs. Gomme in 1893.

7.

The Play of the Mummers - Mid Berkshire Play Text reprinted from Major B. Lowsley's Berkshire Words and Phrases - cutting from unnamed newspaper dated Thursday 28 December 1911.

8.

The Play of the Mummers - Mid Berkshire Play Text - 7 handwritten sheets copies from a Glossary of Berkshire Words and Phrases by Major B. Lowsley, London. Published for the English Dialect Society by Trubner & Co., Ludgate Hill 1888. pp.17-22

9.

The Play of the Mummers - Mid Berkshire Play Text - 11 half foolscap handwritten identical with item 8.

10.

The Play of the Mummers - Mid Berkshire Play Text - 10 half foolscap handwritten identical with item 8 but additional comments re presentation at Compton.

11.

Mummers - North Berks - General account - 2 half pages handwritten copied from The Times 24 December 1904. Marked "Manning MSS"

12.

Sunningwell - Berks - Play text - 1 sheets handwritten from R.J.E. Tiddy.

13-14.

Sunningwell - Berks. 2 Typewritten copies of item 12 in 4 sheets each.

15-20.

Transferred to Oxford File.

21.

Mummers Play - A version from Thatcham, Berks - Play text - 5 handwritten sheets from Ms. R.S. Chattock (this play is identical with a version held by E.F.D.S.).

22.

Mummers at Radley Park - General account from Notes and Queries 4th Ser, VII - 245 handwritten.

23.

A Berkshire Mumming Play - List of characters - from P.H. Ditchfield Old English Customs Extant at the Present Time handwritten part sheet.

24.

Easter Day - Church Plays - List of expenses - from Coates History of Reading - half sheet handwritten, taken from The Mirror, Vol.1, p.356.

25.

Palm Sunday - Passion Play - Reading - Detail of expenses taken from Church wardens Accounts, St. Lawrence Church, Reading 1505-1540 A.D. two half handwritten sheets.

26.

Whitsuntide - The King Play - Reading - Details of expenses taken from Church wardens Accounts, St. Lawrence Church, Reading 1507-1557 A.D. half handwritten sheet.

27.

Morris Dancing - Reading - Berks - Details of expenses taken from Churchwardens Accounts, St. Lawrence Church, Reading 1529-1553 A.D. one half handwritten sheet taken from The History of the Municipal Church of St. Lawrence, Reading, 1883, pp.227 by Rev. Charles Kerry.

28.

Whitsuntide - Morris Dancing - Reading, Berks. Details of expenses taken from Church wardens Accounts, St. Mary's Church, Reading from Sketches of Reading, 1870, p.20 by John B. Jones half sheet, handwritten.


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