Nottinghamshire Local History Council Collection (1960, C.M.Scriven)


Caroline Mary Scriven (Auth.)
Memories of a Villager [Plough Monday Plough-Bullocking at Radcliffe-on-Trent, Notts.]
Nottinghamshire Local History Council Collection, Written 29th Mar.1960, Ref.DD/121/1/49, 8pp.

Entry to an essay competition on old village life at Radcliffe-on-Trent, Notts. On page 1 states;

"Many of the local customs have now died out. On Plough Monday, the second Monday in January, children went round the village with blackened faces, dressed in all manner of clothes and sang old doggerel rhymes for coppers. This was called 'Plough-Bullocking.'"

Index Terms:

Locations: Radcliffe-on-Trent, Notts. (SK6438)
Years: Col. 1960
Subjects: Essay; Plough Monday; House Visiting; Plough-Bullocking
People: Nottinghamshire Local History Council (Col.)
Archives: TDRG Archive, Ref. TD00419

Last Updated Mar 1992 by Peter Millington.