Bibliography of Nottinghamshire Folk Plays & Related Customs

"Historicus" (1943)

Source:
"Historicus" (Auth.)
*Old Notts. Christmas Customs [including St. Thomas's Day]
Notttinghamshire Guardian, *25th Dec.1943

Details of various charitable customs associated with Christmas in Notts., at different times from 1103 onwards. It mentions the dole at Clifton, called "Plum-pudding money". Thomasing - collecting food and money on St. Thomas's Day is described, and a passing mention of mummers on Plough Monday.

Index Terms:
Locations: *Notts.; Clifton, Notts. (SK5434)
Years: Publ. 1943
Subjects: *Christmas; Thomasing; St. Thomas's Day; Plough Monday; Doles; Plum-Pudding Money; Charities
Archives: Ref.: TD00523; Notts. County Library, Local Studies Section, L39.1

Indexed by Peter Millington. Last updated Mar.1992

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