E. L. Guilford (Auth.)
A LIST OF WORDS ILLUSTRATING THE NOTTINGHAMSHIRE DIALECT
Transactions of the Thoroton Society,
1942, Vol.XLVI, pp.73-79
*This glossary for the letter "P" includes entries for;
"Plough-bullocking. The act of taking part in the 'Plough Monday'
rites and observances. 'I expect I shall have to go a plough-bullockin'
to Mr. S's' (L.C.M.). 'Shan't yer coom a plough-bullockin'
wee us tonight?' (J.P.K.)"
"Plough-bullocks. Farm-servants or plough-men performing in the
'Plough Monday' observances. So called at Ratcliffe. (E.P.).
(L.C.M.). 'In the old days a plough highly decorated was drawn
through the streets, and the true plough bullocks were no doubt
the young men who harnessed themselves to it and pulled it along.'
"Plough-Monday. The first Monday after Twelfth Day. (L.C.M.,
"Plough-money. The money given to the 'Plough-bullocks' on
Sources include; J.Prior-Kirk - Blidworth locality, Mrs.
Chaworth-Musters - Annesley. [These sources need verifying. E.P. not yet identified.]
Plough-Bullocking; Plough-Bullockin; Plough Monday; Plough-Bullocks; Plough Bullocks; Plough-Monday; Plough-Money; Rewards
J. Prior-Kirk (Source); Mrs. Chaworth-Musters (Source); Everard Leaver Guilford (Auth.)
TDRG Archive, Ref. TD00490
* indicates data that has not yet been validated against the original source and/or has yet to be completely indexed.
Last Updated Mar 1990 by Peter Millington.