Master Mummers - (Stamford) (Lincoln, Rutland & Stamford Mercury (1871 - b))

Lincoln, Rutland & Stamford Mercury (1871 - b)


Source:

[Anon.] (Auth.)
*(Stamford)
*Lincoln, Rutland & Stamford Mercury, 13th Jan.1871, pp.4c

"There were several parties of farming lads in the town on Monday dressed up in fantastical fashion and with charcoal-bedaubed faces, to represent "plough-witches".They of course attracted the jeering salutes of the juveniles, and proved to be a great nuisance to the tradespeople."

Index Terms:

Locations: Stamford, Lincs. (TF0207)
Years: Occurred 1871
Subjects: Plough-Witches
Archives: TDRG Archive, Ref. TD00714;
Lincoln City Library, Morris Dancers or 'Plough Jacks' File Ref.L394

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