Master Mummers - Local Traditions and the Story of Christmas (W.E.D. (1958))

W.E.D. (1958)


Source:

W. E. D. (Auth.)
Local traditions and the story of Christmas
*Nottinghamshire Guardian, 27th Dec.1958

Article quotes W.Howitt (1838) and other Christmas customs.

"Yet, by survival or revival, guising (mumming) is popular around Norwell and at Weston-on-Trent today, or was until a few years ago; the Plough Monday play has been resuscitated at Tollerton and other villages..."

Index Terms:

Locations: Norwell, Notts. (SK7761); Weston-on-Trent, Derbys. (SK4027); Tollerton, Notts. (SK6134)
Years: Publ. 1958
Subjects: Play; Plough Bullocking; Guising; Mumming; Plough Monday; Christmas; Howitt,W. (1834)
People: William Elliott Doubleday (Auth.)
Archives: TDRG Archive, Ref. TD00037;
Local Notes & Queries Scrapbook, 1945-59, p.291

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


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