Master Mummers - Christmas Customs Survey (P.T.Millington Collection (1973, Wellington Inn))

P.T.Millington Collection (1973, Wellington Inn)


Source:

[Anon.] (Inf.)
CHRISTMAS CUSTOMS SURVEY [Guisers at Eastwood, Notts.]
P.T.Millington Collection, Col. Jan.1973

Reply from the Wellington Inn, Eastwood, Notts., to a questionnaire sent to pubs in the Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire border district in December 1972. The pub was visited by carol singers - both children and the church/chapel choir. Although the reply says no play was performed, the comment is added "Children Guisers usually Blacked Faces."

Index Terms:

Locations: Eastwood, Notts. (SK4646)
Years: Col. 1973
Subjects: Questionnaire; Children; Black Faces; Guisers; Christmas; Play; Carol Singers
People: Paul S. Smith (Col.); Peter Thomas Millington (Col.)
Archives: TDRG Archive, Ref. TD00759

Last Updated Mar 2005 by Peter Millington.