Robert Francis Kilvert in Wrexham - 19 June, 1872

from Diary of Francis Kilvert, 19 June 1872, pages 179-180:

Left Bockleton Vicarage for Liverpool. At Wrexham two merry saucy Irish hawking girls got into our carriage. The younger had a handsome saucy daring face showing splendid white teeth when she laughed and beautiful Irish eyes of dark grey which looked sometimes black and sometimes blue, with long silky black lashes and finely pencilled black eyebrows. This girl kept her companion and the whole carriage laughing from Wrexham to Chester with her merriment, laughter and songs and her antics with a doll dressed like a boy, which she made dance in the air by pulling a string. She had a magnificent …   more >>
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Robert Francis Kilvert, Diary of Francis Kilvert, 19 June 1872. In William Plomer (ed.), Kilvert's Diary (London, 2013), p. 179-180. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1395425710667 accessed: 21 October, 2021

location of experience: Wrexham

Listeners

Robert Francis Kilvert
clergyman
1840-1879

Experience Information

Date/Time 19 June, 1872
Listening Environment in the company of others, in public

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Fri, 21 Mar 2014 18:15:10 +0000