A Merry Neet

A Cumbrian Merry Neet  [A Merry Night Dance] For my fact checking I’ve been re-reading “Jollie’s Sketch of Cumberland Manners and Customs.”* First published in 1811, it has some interesting info about Cumbrian Merry Neets.  These were dances organised by an individual specifically to raise money – ‘to put a pound or two in his… Continue reading A Merry Neet