"John Granby" (Auth.)Index Terms:
*Local Notes and Queries: Winter customs
Nottinghamshire Guardian, 17th Dec.1949, No.5457, p.10 a
Mentions Going a gooding on St. Thomas's Day, lingering up to 1936 in Caunton, Notts., and a birth custom, [evidently a reference to D.H.Brooksbank (1936)]. Also mentions guysers and mummers in Weston-on-Trent and Norwell at Christmas Eve up to the Second World War.
Locations: Weston-on-Trent, Notts. (SK4027); Norwell, Notts. (SK7761) Years: Perf. 1939; Publ. 1949 Subjects: Guysers; Mummers; Christmas Eve; St. Thomas's Day; Going a Gooding; Birth Custom People: William Elliott Doubleday (Auth.) Archives: Ref.: TD00046; Local Notes & Queries Scrapbook, 1948-59, p.32