Bibliography of Nottinghamshire Folk Plays & Related Customs

Retford, Gainsborough & Worksop Times (1911)

Source:
[Anon. (Auth.)]
IN WORKSOP TOWN: PLOUGH MONDAY: PLOUGH BOYS
Retford, Gainsborough & Worksop Times, 13th Jan.1911, No.2306, p.9 d

Several folklore items; including the myth that someone runs round the church three times whilst the clock chimes the hour of midnight on New Year's Eve, Plough Monday (described in general, but mentions Gateford, Notts.), and "chucking out" Christmas on Twelfth Day at Midnight.

Index Terms:
Locations: Worksop, Notts. (SK5879); Gateford, Notts. (SK5781)
Years: Publ. 1911
Subjects: Plough Trailing; Malicious Ploughing; Plough Monday; New Year's Eve; Church Clock; Chucking Out Christmas; Twelfth Day
Archives: Ref.: TD00231

Indexed by Dave Crowther. Last updated Jan.1989

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