Nottinghamshire Local History Council Collection (1960, A.W.Godfrey)
Arthur William Godfrey (Perf.)
[Plough Monday at Blidworth, Notts.]
Nottinghamshire Local History Council Collection,
Written 2nd Jul.1960, Ref.DD/121/1/9, 4pp.
Entry to an essay competition entitled "Memories of a Villager", on old
village life at Blidworth, Notts. Much of the essay concerns a Plough Monday
play. Mr. Godfrey was born in 1882, and performed the play during 1895 to
1900, when R.H.Whitworth was vicar. Three detailed itineraries are given, as
well as the full text of the play (42 lines). The characters were; Character
No.1 [introducer], Character No.2/Recruiting Serjeant, Character No.3/Betsy
Bellzie Bub, Character No.4/Lady, and Character No.5/Doctor.
Blidworth, Notts. (SK5855)
Com. 1960; Perf. 1895 to 1900
Essay; Plough Monday; Play; Itineraries; Full Text; Character No.1; Introducer; Character No.2; Recruiting Serjeant; Character No.3; Betsy Bellzie Bub; Character No.4; Lady; Character No.5; Doctor
Nottinghamshire Local History Council (Col.)
TDRG Archive, Ref. TD00405
Last Updated Mar 1992 by Peter Millington.