"Historicus" (1943)


"Historicus" (Auth.)
*Old Notts. Christmas Customs [including St. Thomas's Day]
*Nottinghamshire Guardian, 25th Dec.1943

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.

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Locations: *Notts.; Clifton, Notts. (SK5434)
Years: Publ. 1943
Subjects: *Christmas; Thomasing; St. Thomas's Day; Plough Monday; Doles; Plum-Pudding Money; Charities
Archives: 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.