Bibliography of Nottinghamshire Folk Plays & Related Customs

Lincoln, Rutland & Stamford Mercury (1870)

Source:
[Anon. (Auth.)]
*(Barton-on-Humber)
*Lincoln, Rutland & Stamford Mercury, *14th Jan.1870, pp.5b

"The "Plough Jacks", in their motley dress mustered strongly at Barton on Plough Monday, and paraded the streets, dancing in their uncouth fashion, accompanied by equally rude music.We imagine if the receipts of pence were separated from this ancient custom it would have been amongst the things that were long ago."

Index Terms:
Locations: Barton-upon-Humber, Lincs. (TA0222)
Years: Occurred 1870
Subjects: Plough Jacks; Plough Monday
Archives: Ref.: TD00715; Lincoln City Library, Morris Dancers or 'Plough Jacks' File Ref.L394

Indexed by Idwal Jones. Last updated Apr.2005

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