Nottinghamshire Local History Council Collection (1960, M.E.Greasley)


Miss Mildred E. Greasley (Auth.)
Memories of a Villager [Plough Monday play at Whatton, Notts.]
Nottinghamshire Local History Council Collection, Written 29th Mar.1960, Ref.DD/121/1/67, 5pp.

Entry to an essay competition on old village life at Whatton, Notts. On page 2 it states;

"The Pancake Bell rung at eleven O'clock on Shrove Tuesday was discontinued during World War I."

"An old mummers play was acted in the houses on Plough Monday. This has died out."

Index Terms:

Locations: Whatton, Notts. (SK7439)
Years: Col. 1960
Subjects: Essay; Mummers; Play; Plough Monday; Shrove Tuesday; Pancake Bell
People: Nottinghamshire Local History Council (Col.)
Archives: TDRG Archive, Ref. TD00427

Last Updated Mar 1992 by Peter Millington.