Bibliography of Nottinghamshire Folk Plays & Related Customs

P.T.Millington Collection (1973, Wellington Inn)

Source:
[Anon. (Inf.)]
CHRISTMAS CUSTOMS SURVEY [Guisers at Eastwood, Notts.]
P.T.Millington Collection, Col. Jan.1973

Reply from the Wellington Inn, Eastwood, Notts., to a questionnaire sent to pubs in the Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire border district in December 1972. The pub was visited by carol singers - both children and the church/chapel choir. Although the reply says no play was performed, the comment is added "Children Guisers usually Blacked Faces."

Index Terms:
Locations: Eastwood, Notts. (SK4646)
Years: Col. 1973
Subjects: Questionnaire; Children; Black Faces; Guisers; Christmas; Play; Carol Singers
People: Paul S. Smith (Col.); Peter Thomas Millington (Col.)
Archives: Ref.: TD00759

Indexed by Peter Millington. Last updated Mar.2005

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