Bibliography of Nottinghamshire Folk Plays & Related Customs

W.M.Comber et al (1961) p.73

Source:
[Anon. (Auth.)]
*KINGSLEY [Horse's Head custom]
W.M.Comber et al (1961), p.73

A chapter on the local history of Kingsley, Ches. Regarding Autumn customs, the source states; "In years gone by men and maidens went from one village to another carrying the skeleton of a horse's head. Feasting and merrymaking took place in the farmers' barns on the first two evenings of November."

Index Terms:
Locations: Kingsley, Ches. (SJ5574)
Years: Publ. 1961
Subjects: House Visiting; Feast; Horse's Head; November
Archives: Ref.: TD00280

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