Bibliography of Nottinghamshire Folk Plays & Related Customs

A.B. (1821)

Source:
A.B. (Auth.)
To the Editor of the Mercury
*Lincoln, Rutland & Stamford Mercury, *26th Jan.1821, pp.4d

Letter headed: Linolnshire Jan.22.

"Sir, It gave me great pleasure at the last Quarter Sessions at Kirton to hear from the Chairman that the magistrates have determined to visit with exemplary severity the misconduct of persons who appear as Morris-dancers, or Plough Bullocks, or under any other name of a similar character. The excesses of these persons have arrived at such a pitch that it is impossible to bear them any longer, and it would be well if the country and the farmers in particular, would second the endeavours of the magistrates......"

Index Terms:
Locations: Kirton, Lincs. (TF3138)
Years: Occurred 1821
Subjects: Morris-Dancers; Plough Bullocks; Quarter Sessions
Archives: Ref.: TD00727; Lincoln City Library, Morris Dancers or 'Plough Jacks' File Ref.L394

Indexed by Idwal Jones. Last updated Apr.2005

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