Nottinghamshire Weekly Express (1907a)
Local Notes and Queries: PLOUGH MONDAY MUMMING: A NOTABLE LOCAL CUSTOM
*Nottinghamshire Weekly Express,
A rambling description of Plough Monday customs, from throughout the country,
including Lincs., Yorks., Cambs., Derbys., and Great Gransden, Hunts. Mostly
taken from P.H.Ditchfield (1896) and E.K.Chambers (1903), but also includes an
anecdote relating to a village "not a hundred miles from Nottingham".
Chaworth-Musters (1890) Wyverton Hall, Notts., play is cited "...as given last
week". Her correspondence with T.F.Ordish, as reprinted by Dichfield, is
Wyverton Hall, Notts. (SK7136); Lincs.; Yorks.; Cambs.; Great Gransden, Hunts. (TL2756); Derbys.
Play; Plough Trailing; Plough Monday; Chaworth-Musters (1890); Ditchfield,P.H. (1896); Dyer (no date)
TDRG Archive, Ref. TD00187;
W.E.Doubleday Scrapbook, Vol.I, pp.16-17;;
W.E.Doubleday Scrapbook, Vol.XI, p.197 (part);;
Local Notes & Queries Scrapbook, Vol.4, pp.123-124
* indicates data that has not yet been validated against the original source and/or has yet to be completely indexed.
Last Updated Oct 1987 by Idwal Jones.