Burton Joyce (SK6443), Nottinghamshire

M.W.Barley Collection (1952, P.M.Underwood - b)

Mrs. Underwood (Inf.)
Notts.: Plough Plays [from Burton Joyce and Woodborough]
*M.W.Barley Collection, [Col. 1952]

Probably notes from a telephone call;

"Burton Joyce play finished as a childrens affair about 1920. Woodborough died out about 1900"

M.W.Barley Collection (1953, P.M.Underwood - a)

Phyllis M. Underwood (Producer); Mr. Holmes (Inf.)
[Plough Boys Play at Bulcote, Notts.]
M.W.Barley Collection, Com. 15th Mar.1953, Ref.Ba P 1/13

Letter describing a revival of a Plough Boys "Plough Play" at Bulcote, Notts., in 1953. This was repeated for old people from Burton Joyce and Stoke Bardolf. It acknowledges the help of Mr. Holmes [who performed the play at South Scarle, Notts.] in getting the performance to look authentic.

P.T.Millington Collection (1975)

Anon. (Inf.)
*[Plough Bullock Night at Burton Joyce, Notts.]
*P.T.Millington Collection, Jun.1975

*Note recorded from an audience member at a performance of the Owd Oss Mummers. He remembered door-to-door begging by boys in the 1930s on Plough Bullock Night at Burton Joyce, Notts.

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