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Huntingdonshire

A county in the east midlands on England which is now a district of Cambridgeshire. Something which evokes strong feeling.

Plough Monday was celebrated.

May Garlands were recorded.

Oak Apple Day was celebrated by wearing oak leaves until noon.

Mummers and Morris were both recorded around St Andrew's Day - December 11th called "Tander". Also on this day, schoolboys locking schoolmasters out and demanding a holiday.

//Charles Dack, Weather and Folk Lore of Peterborough and District 1911//