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POLICE INTELLIGENCE: GAINSBOROUGH PETTY SESSIONS: A PLOUGH MONDAY FROLIC [Willingham, Lincs.]
Retford & Gainsborough Times, 20th Jan.1882, No.612, p.2f
Court case concerning six men from Willingham who ploughed up five asparagus beds, a celery row and some raspberry canes belonging to a surgeon in Willingham on Plough Monday. The defending counsel said they were called plough fags and thought that they had a right to plough the garden because they did not receive any money.
Locations: Willingham, Lincs. (SK8784) Years: Perf. 1882 Subjects: Malicious Ploughing; Plough Monday; Plough Fags Archives: Ref.: TD00221