Bibliography of Nottinghamshire Folk Plays & Related Customs

J.P.Briscoe (1876)

Source:
John Potter Briscoe (Ed.)
NOTTINGHAMSHIRE FACTS AND FICTIONS [2nd ed.]
Nottingham, Shepherd Bros., 1876, pp.6-8

This small miscellany on Nottinghamshire includes a description of Plough Bullocking (plough trailing), in Shelford, a text from South Notts., (previously published by C.Brown, 1874), and quotes Washington Irving's (1835) description of Plough Monday at Newstead Abbey. The South Notts., text has the characters; Bold Anthony, King of England, Prince George, Selina, and Doctor.

N.b. the "first edition" was not published separately, but as part of a Shepherd's Almanac.

Index Terms:
Locations: Shelford, Notts. (SK6642); Newstead Abbey, Notts. (SK5453); South Notts.
Years: Publ. 1876
Subjects: Plays; Plough Trailing; Brown,C. (1874); Irving,W. (1835); Plough Monday; Bold Anthony; King of England; Prince George; Selina; Doctor
Archives: Ref.: TD00018

Indexed by Peter Millington. Last updated Nov.1987

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