Master Mummers - [Plough Monday Custom at Gotham, Notts.] (P.T.Millington Collection (1974))

P.T.Millington Collection (1974)


Source:

Peter Thomas Millington (Col.)
*[Plough Monday custom at Gotham, Notts.]
P.T.Millington Collection, Col. Dec.1974

*Brief note of children going round with black faces and lanterns on Plough Monday in Gotham, Notts., possibly in the 1920s. There was no play, only solicitations. This information was collected from an audience member after a performance in Gotham by the Owd Oss Mummers of Nottingham.

Index Terms:

Locations: Gotham, Notts. (SK5330)
Years: Perf. 1920s; Col. 1974
Subjects: *Children; Black Faces; Lanterns; Plough Monday; House Visiting; Owd Oss Mummers
Archives: TDRG Archive, Ref. TD00764

* indicates data that has not yet been validated against the original source and/or has yet to be completely indexed.


Last Updated Mar 2005 by Peter Millington.