[Report of the 1853 Lymm Rushbearing]
Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertise
20th August 1853

Extracts from the Press Report

Lymm - The Rushbearing
On Saturday, a rushcart dressed with garlands and flowers, was drawn by four grey horses through the village in commemoration of this ancient custom. A long procession followed, and many individuals in it were decked with ribbons and flowers. The morris dancers kept the villagers alive during the evening...

We learn that the continuing of the ancient festival is owing mainly to the exertions of - Trafford, Esq., of Accrington Hall

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