Bibliography of Nottinghamshire Folk Plays & Related Customs

R.Coope (1991)

Source:
Rosalys Coope (Auth.)
THE WILDMAN FAMILY AND COLONEL THOMAS WILDMAN OF NEWSTEAD ABBEY, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE
Transactions of the Thoroton Society of Nottinghamshire, 1991, Vol.XCV, pp.50-66

An account of the Wildman family, and the occupancy of Newstead Abbey, Notts., by Thomas Wildman during the first half of the Nineteenth Century. It mentions the Plough Monday activities seen by Washington Irving (1835) at Newstead Abbey as an example of the self-conscious feudal revivals popular among some newly established landowners.

Index Terms:
Locations: Newstead Abbey, Notts. (SK5453)
Years: Publ. 1991
Subjects: Plough Monday; Irving,W. (1835); Wildman,Thomas
Archives: Ref.: TD00531

Indexed by Peter Millington. Last updated Jun.1992

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