Diana Diemer (Auth.)
Nottinghamshire Countryside: The Plough Monday celebrations at Cropwell
A description of a Plough Bullocks play from Cropwell, Notts., taken from
Mrs. Chaworth-Musters (1890). The trailing of a plough and malicious ploughing
are mentioned, and the lines of the final song are quoted. The characters
are listed as; Tom Fool, Recruiting Sergeant, Ribboner/Recruit, Threshing Blade,
Hopper Joe, the Ploughman, Doctor, Young Lady, Dame Jane and Beelzebub.
*Cropwell, Notts. (SK6836)
*Play; Plough Trailing; Malicious Ploughing; Plough Monday; Plough Bullocks; Chaworth-Musters (1890); Song; Tom Fool; Recruiting Sergeant; Ribboner; Recruit; Threshing Blade; Hopper Joe; Ploughman; Doctor; Young Lady; Dame Jane; Beelzebub
TDRG Archive, Ref. TD00040;
Notts. County Library, County Folklore Box
* indicates data that has not yet been validated against the original source and/or has yet to be completely indexed.
Last Updated Apr 1987 by Idwal Jones & Peter Millington.