Tickhill (SK5993), Yorkshire
TICKHILL'S TRADITIONS [Plough Blessing and Plough Monday]
18th Jan.1946, Vol.50, No.2773, p.3 c
Describes the revival of the "Plough-lights" ceremony of "Blessing the
Plough" in church on the Sunday before Plough Monday at Tickhill,
Notts. Vaguely links this to an older plough trailing custom. Ringing the
"Pancake Bell" each Shrove Tuesday is also mentioned.
Worksop Guardian (1947)
BLESSING THE PLOUGH AT TICKHILL
31st Jan.1947, Vol.51, No.2827, p.3 b
Photo of the "Blessing the Plough" ceremony at Tickhill, Notts. This was
first revived in 1946. Plough Monday plough trailing is also remembered.
*REVIVAL OF PLOUGH SUNDAY
6th Jan.1953, Vol.58, No.3136, p.5 f
Describes the forthcoming Plough Sunday plough blessing ceremonies at Newark,
Blyth and Tickhill, Notts. The Blyth ceremony was in its third year of
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