Bibliography of Nottinghamshire Folk Plays & Related Customs

E.L.Guilford Collection (1922, F.Willis)

Source:
F. Willis (Col.)
*PLOUGH MONDAY. LAXTON VERSION.
E.L.Guilford Collection, Communicated 22nd Jul.1922, Ref.M99 10/1-7,10

*Letter from the schoolmaster F.Willis and a manuscript full text (200 lines) of a Plough Monday play from Laxton, Notts. The characters are: Tom Fool/Bold Tom/Tommy, Farmers Boy or Man/The Turk, Lady Bright and Gay, Recruiting Sergeant, King George, Doctor, and Sankey Benny. There are full descriptions of the costumes.

There is also a description of Laxton Harvest Home.

Index Terms:
Locations: Laxton, Notts. (SK7267)
Years: Col. 1922
Subjects: *Full Text; Plough Monday; Play; Tom Fool; Bold Tom; Tommy; Farmers Boy; Farmers Man; The Turk; Lady Bright and Gay; Recruiting Sergeant; King George; Doctor; Sankey Benny; Costumes; Harvest Home
People: Everard Leaver Guilford (Col.); Frank Willis (Col.)
Archives: Ref.: TD00767; A.S.Buxton Collection, Buff notebook, pp.77-99; M.W.Barley Collection

Indexed by Peter Millington. Last updated Mar.2005

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