Cecil Sharp House, London



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Bampton Traditional Morris Men, Letter re: Jingy Wells Death

  • BCA - 2023.4246
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  • 1953

Photograph of the letter sent to Rose Wells from Douglas Kennedy, Director of the English Folk Dance and Song Society, Cecil Sharp House, referring to the death of Jingly Wells who was Rose's Grandfather.
Dated 30th November 1953

Janet Westman

Citation for Sydney Alfred 'Nibs' Matthews April 2006

  • BCA - 2022.3681
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  • April 2006

'Nibs' Matthews was not a Bampton man but he was a staunch supporter of Bampton Morris and a good friend to Francis Shergold. He is sitting on the right in this photograph where he's enjoying a pint with Francis after Francis had just been awarded the EFDSS Gold Badge at Cecil Sharp House, London.
The citation for Nibs was in The Guardian on April 17th 2006

Janet Rouse

Francis Shergold receives the EFDSS Gold Badge 1996 plus obituary for him in 2008

  • BCA - 2022.3680
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  • 1996 2008

Francis Shergold began dancing with Jingy Wells side, (William Nathan 'Jingy' Wells) as a young man and eventually took over as squire of the side. In recognition of his decades of devotion to keeping the tradition alive in Bampton the EFDSS awarded Francis their Gold Badge in 1996 at a special evening in Cecil Sharp House, London. The Citation was given by Derek Schofield.
In one picture, after the presentation Francis can be seen with his sister Ruth and wife Ann and in another picture having a quiet pint with Sydney Alfred 'Nibs' Matthews.
Francis died in 2008 and this obituary was written by Keith Chandler.

Janet Rouse