Bibliography of Nottinghamshire Folk Plays & Related Customs

Lincoln, Rutland & Stamford Mercury (1871 - b)

Source:
[Anon. (Auth.)]
*(Stamford)
*Lincoln, Rutland & Stamford Mercury, *13th Jan.1871, pp.4c

"There were several parties of farming lads in the town on Monday dressed up in fantastical fashion and with charcoal-bedaubed faces, to represent "plough-witches".They of course attracted the jeering salutes of the juveniles, and proved to be a great nuisance to the tradespeople."

Index Terms:
Locations: Stamford, Lincs. (TL0207)
Years: Occurred 1871
Subjects: Plough-Witches
Archives: Ref.: TD00714; Lincoln City Library, Morris Dancers or 'Plough Jacks' File Ref.L394

Indexed by Idwal Jones. Last updated Apr.2005

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