"J.Granby" (1949a)


"John Granby" (Auth.)
*Local Notes and Queries: Winter customs
Nottinghamshire Guardian, 17th Dec.1949, No.5457, p.10 a

Mentions Going a gooding on St. Thomas's Day, lingering up to 1936 in Caunton, Notts., and a birth custom, [evidently a reference to D.H.Brooksbank (1936)]. Also mentions guysers and mummers in Weston-on-Trent and Norwell at Christmas Eve up to the Second World War.

Index Terms:

Locations: Weston-on-Trent, Derbys. (SK4027); Norwell, Notts. (SK7761)
Years: Perf. 1939; Publ. 1949
Subjects: Guysers; Mummers; Christmas Eve; St. Thomas's Day; Going a Gooding; Birth Custom
People: William Elliott Doubleday (Auth.)
Archives: TDRG Archive, Ref. TD00046;
Local Notes & Queries Scrapbook, 1948-59, p.32

* indicates data that has not yet been validated against the original source and/or has yet to be completely indexed.

Last Updated Nov 1987 by Idwal Jones.