Ordish Papers : Lancashire



LANCASHIRE

1.

Handwritten note giving book title "The Black Knight of Ashton".

2.

Handwritten account of the "Pace Eggers". Song from Notes & Queries, 4th Ser. 8, p.355 (1871) contributed by J.E. Price.

3.

A cutting from Notes & Queries 12 S 2(1916) p.76 of Pace Egging from "Old Chorlton".

4.

Text of Pace-Egging song.

5.

A handwritten note taken from "Lancashire Folk Lore" 1867, p.254 by J. Harland & T.T. Wilkinson on "The Hobby Horse" or Old Ball.

6.

Handwritten account of customs of a bygone age, first page missing (transferred to Ireland).

7.

A handwritten extract from Lancashire Folk Lore, 1867, p.253 giving account of Mumming in Lancs.

8.

Handwritten extract from Notes & Queries 9th S3, p.334 re the Peace Egg.

9.

A handwritten extract from A Glossary of the Lancashire Dialect (1875) p.165 re the Fylde sword or morris dance.

10.

A handwritten extract from the History of the Fylde of Lancashire on Christmas Week.

11.

A handwritten account of 6 Jan., taken from "The Journal of Nicholas Assheton", 1617-8.

12.

Plough Monday - A handwritten account taken from "History of the Fylde of Lancashire (1876) p.96.

13.

Type rhyme used at Pace egging with handwritten footnote from G. Le Pon Newstead.

14.

Duplicate of the above (13).

15.

Newspaper cutting of the "Peace-eggers".

16.

Newspaper cutting entitled "An Easter Play" probably from "Pall Mall Gazette".

17.

Newspaper cutting entitled "Lancashire at Easter".

18.

Newspaper cutting entitled "Egg-rolling at Preston".

19.

Newspaper cutting on a surprise visit to Manchester of Mummers.

20.

Newspaper cutting entitled "Easter Mummery" from Pall Mall Gazette.

21.

A cutting from Manchester City News on the play.

22.

A cutting of "St. George and the Slasher" from Manchester Guardian, 10.1.1906 (A & B).

23.

Three letters from readers re Pace-egging from Manchester City News, Mar. 1905 (A.B.C.).

24.

Three letters from readers re Pace-egging from Manchester City News, Mar. 11, 1905 (A.B.C.).

25.

Four letters from readers of Manchester City News, 18.3.1906 (A.B.C.D.).

26.

Four letters from readers of Manchester City News & another newspaper (A.B.C.D.).

27.

Newspaper article of Old Easter Customs of Lancs & Cheshire followed by two letters from another newspaper (A.B.C.).

28.

Eccles and Barton Guising War Notes & Queries, 3rd S, Vol.6 (1864).


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