Bibliography of Nottinghamshire Folk Plays & Related Customs

Nottinghamshire Guardian (1939b)

Source:
[Anon. (Auth.)]
AN ANCIENT CEREMONY : Plough Play Acted At Tollerton
Nottinghamshire Guardian, 14th Jan.1939, No.4887, pp.1d-f

Description of the plough play at Tollerton on Plough Monday. Photo with caption:

"PLOUGH MONDAY.- Farm workers of Tollerton, who went from door to door this week, performing the traditional Plough Monday play. The characters are (left to right) Tom Fool, the recruiting sergeant, the doctor, farmers' man, the lady, Dame Jane, and (in front) Threshing Blade, who has been struck down by the farmer's man"

Index Terms:
Locations: Tollerton, Notts. (SK6134)
Years: Perf. 1939
Subjects: Photo; Play; Plough Trailing; Malicious Ploughing; Plough Monday; Tom Fool; Recruiting Sergeant; Ploughman; Lady; Old Dame Jane; Doctor; Threshing Blade; Plough play
Archives: Ref.: TD00163; W.E.Doubleday Scrapbook, Vol.XIV, pp.67; W.E.Doubleday Scrapbook, Vol.XV, pp.58

Indexed by Idwal Jones. Last updated Oct.2004

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