Folk Play Links - Isle of Wight, England

Compiled by C. Little

Groups listed may be folk club, morris dance or amateur drama groups, as well as traditional performers. Publications listed may be cited, extracted or summarised publications, as well as full text.


001 * Mr Baker's Dozen [photo; programme]


002 * A Dictionary of the Isle of Wight Dialect, [Subscribers' edition] [by W.H. Long, 1886, pp.99-108 - [western parts] composite text, forty or fifty years ago]
003 * A Glossary of Words in use in the Isle of Wight [comp. by the late Maj Henry Smith, add. by C. Roach Smith [his brother], 1881, p.63 - (citation of Slight;) informed by W.H. Long - in western parts [as above ?]; informed by Col [William] Jolliffe [his brother-in-law] - in eastern parts [Brading ?]; eastern parts [Landguard Manor, Shanklin] Christmas Boys fragment]
004 * Alfred Tennyson [by Charles Tennyson. London, Macmillan, 1949 - at Farringford House, Freshwater - Subscription required for Questia]
005 * Annals of Old Ropley [by Marianna S. Hagan, 1929, pp.56-57 - (Ropley, Hampshire and) Isle of Wight fragments]
006 * Brading, Isle of Wight [by T.H. P. [Thomas Harwood Pattison], in Notes and Queries, 2nd Ser. Vol.V No.107, 16th Jan. 1858, p.46]
007 * Brook Village History [Alice Morris - "Christmas boys"]
008 * Legends and Lays of the Wight [by Percy G. Stone, 1912, pp.140-141 - 'A Christmas Party' - Literary Work]
009 * Looking Back [by Sara Bryce, in Isle of Wight County Press, 21st Dec. 2012 - extract from Isle of Wight County Press, 25th Dec. 1937 - revival of Christmas Boys at East Cowes]
010 * Scenes of the Olden Time [by [William Henry Davenport Adams], 1867, pp.121-122 - [unlocated] fragment]
011 * The Christmas Boys' [by D.A. Chart, in Notes and Queries, 10th Ser. Vol.VI No.156, 22nd Dec. 1906, pp.481-483 - [Freshwater] text]

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