Master Mummers - Local Notes and Queries No.dcxxxi: Rural Christmas Festivities in the Fifties (C.C.B. (1892))

C.C.B. (1892)


Source:

C. C. B. (Auth.)
LOCAL NOTES AND QUERIES No.DCXXXI: RURAL CHRISTMAS FESTIVITIES IN THE FIFTIES
*Nottinghamshire Guardian, 30th Dec.1892

*Article describing a wide range of Christmas customs. Unfortunately the copy available is difficult to read. It concludes with the sentence: "After Christmas came Plough Monday (the first Monday after Twelfth Day) but of the rites proper thereto we were spectators only."

Index Terms:

Locations: *Notts.
Years: Publ. 1892; Perf. 1850s
Subjects: Plough Monday; Christmas
Archives: TDRG Archive, Ref. TD00005;
Local Notes & Queries Scrapbook, Vol.8, p.110

* indicates data that has not yet been validated against the original source and/or has yet to be completely indexed.


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