Bibliography of Nottinghamshire Folk Plays & Related Customs

Retford & Gainsborough Times (1878)

Source:
[Anon. (Auth.)]
LOCAL NOTES: PLOUGH SUPPER AT LEA
Retford & Gainsborough Times, 19th Jan.1878, No.456, p.5e

"This annual event, insituted and carried on by and at the expense of Sir C.H.J.Anderson, Bart., came off in the school room on Monday evening last. There were between 40 and 50 guests present, being composed , as usual, of 'singers, ringers and ploughboys.' After a splendid repast of roast beef, plum pudding, etc., the evening was spent in a convivial manner, Mr. J.Taylor occupying the chair, and Mr. J.Lum, the vice chair."

Index Terms:
Locations: Lea, Lincs. (SK8286)
Years: Occurred 1878
Subjects: Supper; Plough Supper
People: Mr. J. Taylor (Perf.); Mr. J. Lum (Perf.)
Archives: Ref.: TD00218

Indexed by Dave Crowther. Last updated Apr.2005

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