M.W.Barley Collection (1953, R.Astill & E.Burton)


*Mr. Robert Astill (Inf.); *Mr. E. Burton (Perf.)
*[Plough Monday Play from Plumtree, Notts.]
*M.W.Barley Collection, Col. Mar.1953

*Full text and tunes for a Plough Monday play performed before 1939 at Plumtree, Notts. The characters are; Tommy/Fool, Recruiting Sergeant, Farmers Man, Lady Bright and Gay, Old Dame Jane, Beelzebub and Doctor.

A note written next to the Recruiting Sergeant's song on a draft of this text reads; "Mr. E. Burton Nottm Rd. Keyworth could sing this." Whether or not he remembered it from Keyworth or Plumtree is not said.

Index Terms:

Locations: *Plumtree, Notts. (SK6133); Keyworth, Notts. (SK6130)
Years: *Perf. before 1939
Subjects: *Full Text; Tunes; Plough Monday; Play; Tommy; Recruiting Sergeant; Fool; Farmers Man; Lady Bright and Gay; Old Dame Jane; Beelzebub; Doctor
People: Maurice Willmore Barley (Col.)
Archives: TDRG Archive, Ref. TD00465

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

Last Updated Jan 1992 by Peter Millington.