Nottinghamshire Local History Council Collection (1960, M.H.Hill)


Mrs. M. H. Hill (Auth.)
Memories of a Villager [Plough Monday at Bunny, Notts.]
Nottinghamshire Local History Council Collection, Written 29th Mar.1960, Ref.DD/121/1/15, 10pp.

Entry to an essay competition on old village life at Bunny, Notts. Page 6 includes the following;

"A few men and boys used to come to the door on Plough Monday in the evening dressed up in smocks, and old hats stuffed with straw. They sung a song or two and were given a little money, a glass of home made wine, and a pasty or two. A pasty is a turn over pastry, not one of the little dainty tarts and pastries of today."

Index Terms:

Locations: Bunny, Notts. (SK5829)
Years: Col. 1960
Subjects: Essay; Plough Monday; Songs; House Visiting
People: Nottinghamshire Local History Council (Col.)
Archives: TDRG Archive, Ref. TD00407

Last Updated Mar 1992 by Peter Millington.