Shrove Monday

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Shrove Monday

n.
The Monday before Ash Wednesday.

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Shrove Monday

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MELTHAM newsagent Mrs Annie Woodhead is pictured keeping up the village tradition of giving out sweets to local children for Collop Monday. Normally children would collect them on their way to school but because the 1985 half-term holidays started on that particular day both Mrs Woodhead, of Huddersfield Road who was aged 77 , and her charges could afford a more lsisurely hand-out of goodies.
Collop Monday we were given collops, small pieces of meat or vegetables deep fried in batter.
This old tradition of giving food on Collop Monday - the day before Shrove Tuesday - started with farmers giving 'collops' of bacon to the villagers and over the years this changed to local shopkeepers giving sweets to the children.