Ordish Papers : Gloucestershire



GLOUCESTERSHIRE

1.

Bull Hoodening - Text of a Christmas custom at Kingcote from "Old English Customs" by P.H. Ditchfield (1896) p.28 handwritten half sheet.

2.

Dumbleton Play Text.

3.

Mummers - Copy of the dialogue from memory (some forgotten) as performed at Evesham 40 years previously two foolscap handwritten sheets.

4 & 5.

Mummers - Two typewritten copies of the above item 3.

6.

Christmas Mummers - Comment handwritten of the Notes & Queries column of the Evesham Journal re "The Antiquary", Vol.X71X (1913) p.271.

7.

Mummers - Letter and copy of text of play sent by Mrs. Gibbs of Fairford, 6 small handwritten sheets.

8.

Mummers - 3 handwritten pages on notepaper on the play dialogue extracted from "A Cotswold Village" by J. Arthur Gibbs (Murray 1899).

9.

Christmas Horse - Cutting from F.L. Henderson article in The Northern Counties (1879) p.70 re this custom.

10.

Christmas Mumming - A version handwritten on 7 sheets notepaper of the play acted at Highnam November 1901.

11.

Mummers Dialogue - Seven foolscap handwritten sheets of the dialogue as related by Mr. J. Mason of Stow Workhouse, see end for comments.

12-13.

Mummers Dialogue - Two typewritten copies of item 11 (R.J. E. Tiddy).

14.

The Christmas Boys - Handwritten note re Newlands from Notes & Queries 10 S VII p.32, 12 Jan. 1907.

15.

Mummers Dialogue - 3 foolscap handwritten sheets giving incomplete dialogue from Stroud.

16-17.

Mummers Dialogue - Typewritten copy of above (1 only).

18.

Miming Play - A cutting from "The Times", 3 Jan. 1914 synopsis of the actors and parts.

19.

Miming Play - Duplicate of the above item 18.

20.

Mummers Act - 3 pages notepaper handwritten giving play text for Weston-sub-Edge.

21-22.

Mummers Act - 2 typewritten copies of item 20.

23.

Whit Monday - Dancing - Handwritten note on street dancing at Avening and Charrington from J.B. Partridge.

24.

Whitsuntide - Morris Dancing - Details of Morris Dancing in Blakeney in the Forest of Dean handwritten copy from "Gentleman's Magazine" 1822 Part II, pp.602-603, Social Manners and Customs ed. G.L. Gomme 1883, pp. 34-5.

25.

Whitsuntide - Morris Dancing - typewritten copy of item 24.

26.

The South Cerney Mummers Play - Letter enclosing transcript of play as related by three old players, all typewritten from J. Harvey Macpherson, 9 Sept. 1967.

27.

Mummers Play - Three typewritten sheets entitled Robin Hood and the Tanner (Prof. Child).


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