English Folk Dance & Song Society Collection (1950, M.Shepherd)


Miss Marjorie Shepherd (Col.)
*The Plough Boys [from Tollerton, Nottinghamshire]
*English Folk Dance & Song Society Collection, Col.Jan.1950

*Full text (182 lines) of a Plough Monday Plough Boys' play from Tollerton, Notts., performed in January 1950. The characters are: Tom Fool/Bold Tom/Tommy, Recruiting Sergeant/Murphy, Farmer's Man, Lady, Dame Jane/Jinny, Threshing Blade, and Doctor.

Index Terms:

Locations: Tollerton, Notts. (SK6134)
Years: Perf. 1950
Subjects: Full Text; Plough Monday; Plough Boys; Play; Tom Fool; Bold Tom; Tommy; Recruiting Sergeant; Murphy; Farmer's Man; Lady; Dame Jane; Jinny; Threshing Blade; Doctor
Archives: TDRG Archive, Ref. TD00782

* 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.