Nottinghamshire Local History Council Collection (1960, K.Clark)
Mrs. K. Clark (Auth.)
Memories of a Villager: Ranby Village 75 years ago [Christmas Morris Dancers & Horse's Head]
Nottinghamshire Local History Council Collection,
Written 3rd Mar.1960, Ref.DD/121/1/51, 6pp.
Entry to an essay competition on old village life at Ranby, Notts. It
includes the following (pp.3-4);
"In the winter months the hand bell ringers and morris dancers was busy
practising for Christmas time. when they would visit the Farm houses. There was
also a team of about 5 men doing a sketch called the horses head. the farmers
invited their men and wifes to watch. The hand bell ringers and Morris dancers
was always very popular."
Ranby, Notts. (SK6580)
Col. 1960; Perf. about 1885
Essay; Hand Bell Ringers; Morris Dancers; Christmas; Play; Horses Head
Nottinghamshire Local History Council (Col.)
TDRG Archive, Ref. TD00420
Last Updated Mar 1992 by Peter Millington.