P.T.Millington Collection (1973, A.Coleman - c)
A. Coleman (Inf.)
[Children's games and other folklore from Selston, Notts.]
Com. 14th Feb.1973
A lengthy letter describing various children's lore. Mr. Coleman was
resident in a sheltered housing scheme at Selston, Notts., so the descriptions
relate to before the Great War.
Topics include; various sayings, mostly weather lore, notably relating to
Candlemas and November 23rd; letting the New Year in on New Year's Morning; and
the children's games of "Lurky", "Bulls Horns" and "Duck Stone".
Selston, Notts. (SK4553)
Perf. before 1914; Com.1973
Sayings; Weather Lore; New Year's Morning; Letting the New Year In; Children's Games; Lurky; Bulls Horns; Duck Stone; Candlemas; November 23rd
Peter Thomas Millington (Col.)
TDRG Archive, Ref. TD00298
Last Updated Jun 1986 by Peter Millington.