*Old Notts. Christmas Customs [including St. Thomas's Day]
Details of various charitable customs associated with Christmas in Notts.,
at different times from 1103 onwards. It mentions the dole at Clifton, called
"Plum-pudding money". Thomasing - collecting food and money on St. Thomas's
Day is described, and a passing mention of mummers on Plough Monday.
*Notts.; Clifton, Notts. (SK5434)
*Christmas; Thomasing; St. Thomas's Day; Plough Monday; Doles; Plum-Pudding Money; Charities
TDRG Archive, Ref. TD00523;
Notts. County Library, Local Studies Section, L39.1
* indicates data that has not yet been validated against the original source and/or has yet to be completely indexed.
Last Updated Mar 1992 by Peter Millington.