W.M.Comber et al (1961) p.73


[Anon.] (Auth.)
*KINGSLEY [Horse's Head custom]
W.M.Comber et al (1961), p.73

A chapter on the local history of Kingsley, Ches. Regarding Autumn customs, the source states; "In years gone by men and maidens went from one village to another carrying the skeleton of a horse's head. Feasting and merrymaking took place in the farmers' barns on the first two evenings of November."

Index Terms:

Locations: Kingsley, Ches. (SJ5574)
Years: Publ. 1961
Subjects: House Visiting; Feast; Horse's Head; November
Archives: TDRG Archive, Ref. TD00280

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

Last Updated Mar 1983 by Duncan Broomhead.