E.L.Guilford Collection (1922, F.Willis)


F. Willis (Col.)
E.L.Guilford Collection, Com. 22nd Jul.1922, Ref.M/9910/1-7, 10

*Letter from the schoolmaster F.Willis and a manuscript full text (200 lines) of a Plough Monday play from Laxton, Notts. The characters are: Tom Fool/Bold Tom/Tommy, Farmers Boy or Man/The Turk, Lady Bright and Gay, Recruiting Sergeant, King George, Doctor, and Sankey Benny. There are full descriptions of the costumes.

There is also a description of Laxton Harvest Home.

Index Terms:

Locations: Laxton, Notts. (SK7266)
Years: Col. 1922
Subjects: *Full Text; Plough Monday; Play; Tom Fool; Bold Tom; Tommy; Farmers Boy; Farmers Man; The Turk; Lady Bright and Gay; Recruiting Sergeant; King George; Doctor; Sankey Benny; Costumes; Harvest Home
People: Everard Leaver Guilford (Col.); Frank Willis (Col.)
Archives: TDRG Archive, Ref. TD00767;
A.S.Buxton Collection, Buff notebook, pp.77-99;;
M.W.Barley Collection

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

Last Updated Mar 2005 by Peter Millington.