Bibliography of Nottinghamshire Folk Plays & Related Customs

T.Ratcliffe (1914c)

Source:
Thos. Ratcliffe (Auth.)
LOCAL NOTES AND QUERIES: No. 29: "PLOUGH BULLOCKERS" AND MORRIS DANCERS.
*Nottinghamshire Guardian, *17th Jan.1914

Description of Morris dancers (or Morrises) from Codnor Park, Derbys., and Staffs., who performed a linked sword dance and attended by a Tom Fool. Plough Bullockers came round about the same time, trailing a plough and threatening to plough up the door stone if they did not receive "plough money".

Index Terms:
Locations: Staffs.; Codnor Park, Derbys. (SK4351)
Years: Publ. 1914
Subjects: Sword Dance; Malicious Ploughing; Morris Dancers; Plough Bullockers; Plough Trailing; Tom Fool; Plough Money
People: Thomas Ratcliffe (Auth.)
Archives: Ref.: TD00209; Local Notes & Queries Scrapbook, 1908-1918

Indexed by Idwal Jones. Last updated Jan.1983

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