Master Mummers - Looking Back: Plough Monday (Nottinghamshire Guardian (1951a))

Nottinghamshire Guardian (1951a)


Source:

[Anon.] (Auth.)
LOOKING BACK: PLOUGH MONDAY
*Nottinghamshire Guardian, 20th Jan.1951

The piece is headed "Extract from the Nottinghamshire Guardian, Thurs. evening, Jan. 16, 1851", and consists of the following:-

"PLOUGH MONDAY - We are pleased to learn that this vulgar and demoralising festival of the lower grades of our community has, through the exertions of the police, supported by the magistrates and influential private individuals, passed over this year in the villages round about us generally, with fewer outrages on public decency than on almost any former occasion."

Index Terms:

Locations: Notts.
Years: First Publ. 1851; Publ. 1951
Subjects: Plough Monday
Archives: TDRG Archive, Ref. TD00172;
Vera Hudson Scrapbook, Denman Public Library, Retford

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


Last Updated Dec 1987 by Peter Millington.