Master Mummers - [Children\'s Games and Other Folklore from Selston, Notts.] (P.T.Millington Collection (1973, A.Coleman - c))

P.T.Millington Collection (1973, A.Coleman - c)


Source:

A. Coleman (Inf.)
[Children's games and other folklore from Selston, Notts.]
P.T.Millington Collection, 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".

Index Terms:

Locations: Selston, Notts. (SK4553)
Years: Perf. before 1914; Com.1973
Subjects: Sayings; Weather Lore; New Year's Morning; Letting the New Year In; Children's Games; Lurky; Bulls Horns; Duck Stone; Candlemas; November 23rd
People: Peter Thomas Millington (Col.)
Archives: TDRG Archive, Ref. TD00298

Last Updated Jun 1986 by Peter Millington.