Anon. (Inf.)Index Terms:
MISCELLANEOUS NOTES ON NOTTINGHAMSHIRE AND DERBYSHIRE FOLK DRAMA RECORDED BY PETER T. MILLINGTON: PLEASLEY Notts SK 5064
P.T.Millington Collection, Col. 4th Feb.1971
Brief note as follows:-
"Recorded on the 4th February 1971 from an unknown informant at the White Swan, Pleasley.
The informant remembered plays performed by participants with blackened faces and costumes and involving Saint George, a Doctor and possibly Beelzebub. He was familiar with both the terms Plough Bullocks and Guysers. The latter probably has something to do with the visits of New Houghton Guysers to Pleasley, and the former to visiting Mansfield Plough Bullocks, but it is also probable that Pleasley had a play of its own, but which type cannot yet be said."
Locations: Pleasley, Notts. (SK5064); New Houghton, Derbys. (SK4965); Mansfield, Notts. (SK5361) Years: Col. 1971 Subjects: Play; Saint George; Doctor; Beelzebub; Plough Bullocks; Guysers People: Peter Thomas Millington (Col.) Archives: Ref.: TD00363