Mr. F. Markham in Metropolitan Borough of St Pancras - late 19th Century

from My Life and Sacred Songs, page 55:

"Mr. F, Markham, connected with a large and well-known piano factory, was leading an ungodly and heedless life," says a London periodical. "One day he saw an announcement that Moody and Sankey were to open a mission at St. Pancras that evening. Instantly he resolved to go and hear the singing. He and a companion reached the hall in good time, as they thought, only to find it crowded to the doors. An overflow meeting was announced at a neighbouring church, and thither they went. By and by Mr. Sankey sang 'To the hall of the feast came the sinful and fair.'  As Markham listened, his past…   more >>

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Ira David Sankey, My Life and Sacred Songs (1906), p. 55. accessed: 21 July, 2024

location of experience: Metropolitan Borough of St Pancras


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To the hall of the feast came the sinful and fair performed by Ira David Sankey

Experience Information

Date/Time late 19th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Gill on Wed, 13 May 2015 14:17:06 +0100
Approved on Fri, 25 Sep 2015 15:36:18 +0100