Bibliography of Nottinghamshire Folk Plays & Related Customs

T.Shipside (1956)

Source:
Tom Shipside (Auth.)
I LIVED IN A VILLAGE: Stories of like and folk in Nottinghamshire in general, and Oxton in particular [including Plough Monday]
Nottingham, Woolston Book Co., [1956], pp.40-41

This book is about the local history of Oxton, Notts. Details are given of the characters of the local Plough Monday play, and their costumes. These were; Tom Fool, Farmer's Man, Eezie Squeesum, Lady, Recruiting Sergeant, Dame Jane, Devil/Beelzebub and Doctor. Mention is also made of the preparations for the performances of about 1886.

No publication date appears in the book but it is 1956 according to Notts. County Library, Local Studies Division catalogue.

Index Terms:
Locations: Oxton, Notts. (SK6351)
Years: Publ. 1956; Perf. about 1886
Subjects: Plough Monday; Play; Costumes; Tom Fool; Farmer's Man; Eezie Squeesum; Lady; Recruiting Sergeant; Dame Jane; Devil; Beelzebub; Doctor
Archives: Ref.: TD00238

Indexed by Peter Millington. Last updated Feb.1992

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