A. Coleman (Inf.)Index Terms:
[No Heading - Children's games and other folklore from Selston, Notts.]
P.T.Millington Collection, Com. 14th Feb.1973
A lengthy letter describing various children's lore. Mr. Coleman was resident in a sheltered housing scheme at Selston, Notts., so the descriptions relate to before the Great War.
Topics include; various sayings, mostly weather lore, notably relating to Candlemas and November 23rd; letting the New Year in on New Year's Morning; and the children's games of "Lurky", "Bulls Horns" and "Duck Stone".
Locations: Selston, Notts. (SK4553) Years: Perf. before 1914; Com.1973 Subjects: Sayings; Weather Lore; New Year's Morning; Letting the New Year In; Children's Games; Lurky; Bulls Horns; Duck Stone; Candlemas; November 23rd People: Peter Thomas Millington (Col.) Archives: Ref.: TD00298