Mr. J. D. Crossland (Inf.); Mr. R. Morris (Inf.)Index Terms:
E. Bridgford: Plough Monday Play
M.W.Barley Collection, Col. 1953, Ba P 1/20
Textual fragments (54 lines) and description of a Plough Bullocking play from East Bridgford, Notts., last performed about 1912 for a week at Plough Monday. The characters are; Tom Fool, Eezum-Squeezum, Old Lady or Beelzebub, Doctor, Farmer's Boy, Soldier and Joey. "Apparently at an earlier stage they carried a plough."
Locations: East Bridgford, Notts. (SK6943) Years: Col. 1953; Ceased about 1912 Subjects: Text Fragments; Plough Bullocking; Play; Plough Monday; Tom Fool; Eezum-Squeezum; Old Lady; Beelzebub; Doctor; Farmer's Boy; Soldier; Joey; Plough Trailing People: Miss E. M. Paling (Col.); Maurice Willmore Barley (Col.) Archives: Ref.: TD00456