Master Mummers - Local Notes and Queries: No. 29: "Plough Bullockers" and Morris Dancers. (T.Ratcliffe (1914c))

T.Ratcliffe (1914c)


Source:

Thos. Ratcliffe (Auth.)
LOCAL NOTES AND QUERIES: No. 29: "PLOUGH BULLOCKERS" AND MORRIS DANCERS.
*Nottinghamshire Guardian, 17th Jan.1914

Description of Morris dancers (or Morrises) from Codnor Park, Derbys., and Staffs., who performed a linked sword dance and attended by a Tom Fool. Plough Bullockers came round about the same time, trailing a plough and threatening to plough up the door stone if they did not receive "plough money".

Index Terms:

Locations: Staffs.; Codnor Park, Derbys. (SK4350)
Years: Publ. 1914
Subjects: Sword Dance; Malicious Ploughing; Morris Dancers; Plough Bullockers; Plough Trailing; Tom Fool; Plough Money
People: Thomas Ratcliffe (Auth.)
Archives: TDRG Archive, Ref. TD00209;
Local Notes & Queries Scrapbook, 1908-1918

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


Last Updated Jan 1983 by Idwal Jones.