Master Mummers - Competition: Memories of a Villager (Nottinghamshire Local History Council Collection (1960, E.B.Scott))

Nottinghamshire Local History Council Collection (1960, E.B.Scott)


Source:

Mrs. Ethel Beatrice Scott (Auth.)
Competition: Memories of a Villager [Plough Monday at Cropwell Bishop, Notts.]
Nottinghamshire Local History Council Collection, Written 29th Mar.1960, Ref.DD/121/1/22, 4pp.

Entry to an essay competition on old village life at Cropwell Bishop, Notts. The author was born about 1910. It states on page 3;

"On Plough Mondays villagers went round with faces blacked singing and acting their songs and we welcomed them to our homes for drinks etc."

Index Terms:

Locations: Cropwell Bishop, Notts. (SK6835)
Years: Col. 1960; Born about 1910
Subjects: Essay; Plough Monday; House Visiting; Songs
People: Nottinghamshire Local History Council (Col.)
Archives: TDRG Archive, Ref. TD00408

Last Updated Mar 1992 by Peter Millington.