Newark Advertiser (1951a)
When Farm Folk Danced And Drank Good Ale [Plough Monday customs]
10th Jan.1951, Vol.98, No.4970, p.2c-e
Inspired by the Plough Sunday plough blessing at Newark
Parish Church, this article describes Plough Monday customs and
beliefs from unnamed published sources. They include plough trailing,
the Tollerton Plough Monday mummers' play, claiming a "Cockerel in
the pot" for Shrove-tide, plough lights, and Goose-Dancing house
visiting in the Scilley Islands [sic].
Newark, Notts. (SK7953); Tollerton, Notts. (SK6134); Scilley Islands, Cornwall (SV9-1-)
Plough Sunday; Plough Blessing; Plough Monday; Plough Trailing; Play; "Cockerel in the pot"; Shrove-tide; Plough Lights; Goose-Dancing; House Visiting
TDRG Archive, Ref. TD00592
Last Updated Apr 2005 by Peter Millington.