Cecil Sharp first saw the Winster morris men in June 1908 and the Tideswell morris men in July 1910. The Castleton Garland procession and tune he recorded in June 1912. 

His three informants were all men, average age 57.6 yrs. They were (by occupation) a twine-spinner, a general labourer and a solicitor.

Search Morris Ring, Morris Federation and Open Morris websites.

Books by Author David Sutcliffe

Cecil Sharp and the Quest for Folk Song and Dance

A new biography of Cecil Sharp, written by David Sutcliffe

£20.00 + p&p

The Keys of Heaven - The Life of Revd Charles Marson

This is the first biography of the Revd Charles Marson.

£6.00 + p&p