Ordish Papers : Somerset



SOMERSET

1.

Booklet entitled "Trinkum-Trinkums of Fifty Years", pages 57-60 gives text of Harptree Play.

2.

Handwritten copy of Keynsham Play copied from Joseph Hunters MSS.

3.

Hobby-horse, Minehead - St. Michaels Day, Sept. 29 - handwritten account from F.T. Elworthy "Horns of Honour" (1900) p.140.

4.

Handwritten text of Minehead Play (in exercise book) from William Martin, 10.9. 1895 also the custom of the Hobby Horse is given.

5-6.

Two incomplete handwritten versions of item 4.

7.

General account of Mumming from Charles Henry Poole "The Customs, Superstitions & Legends of Somerset", p.5.

8.

"Country Life" - cuttings from readers letters on Mumming, Derbyshire is mentioned.


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