W. E. D. (Auth.)
Local traditions and the story of Christmas
Article quotes W.Howitt (1838) and other Christmas customs.
"Yet, by survival or revival, guising (mumming) is popular around
Norwell and at Weston-on-Trent today, or was until a few years ago;
the Plough Monday play has been resuscitated at Tollerton and other
Norwell, Notts. (SK7761); Weston-on-Trent, Derbys. (SK4027); Tollerton, Notts. (SK6134)
Play; Plough Bullocking; Guising; Mumming; Plough Monday; Christmas; Howitt,W. (1834)
William Elliott Doubleday (Auth.)
TDRG Archive, Ref. TD00037;
Local Notes & Queries Scrapbook, 1945-59, p.291
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