Master Mummers - In Worksop Town: Plough Monday: Plough Boys (Retford, Gainsborough & Worksop Times (1911))

Retford, Gainsborough & Worksop Times (1911)


Source:

[Anon.] (Auth.)
IN WORKSOP TOWN: PLOUGH MONDAY: PLOUGH BOYS
Retford, Gainsborough & Worksop Times, 13th Jan.1911, No.2306, p.9 d

Several folklore items; including the myth that someone runs round the church three times whilst the clock chimes the hour of midnight on New Year's Eve, Plough Monday (described in general, but mentions Gateford, Notts.), and "chucking out" Christmas on Twelfth Day at Midnight.

Index Terms:

Locations: Worksop, Notts. (SK5879); Gateford, Notts. (SK5781)
Years: Publ. 1911
Subjects: Plough Trailing; Malicious Ploughing; Plough Monday; New Year's Eve; Church Clock; Chucking Out Christmas; Twelfth Day
Archives: TDRG Archive, Ref. TD00231

Last Updated Jan 1989 by Dave Crowther.