Henry Burstow in Horsham - 28 June, 1838

from Reminiscences of Horsham, pages 43-44:

The next Royal event was the Coronation of Queen Victoria, which took place on Thursday, the 28th June, 1838, in beautifully fine weather. Early in the morning the church bells began to peal. All shops were closed by 11.30 a.m., when the children in the town - about 800, including myself - assembled in the Church Causeway; each child was provided with a knife, fork, and mug, and a ticket on which was printed "Victoria, Crowned 28th June, 1838." Headed by the band a procession marched round the town, and then to the Swan Field, so called from its connection with the "Swan Inn," West Street. …   more >>
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Henry Burstow, Reminiscences of Horsham (Horsham, September, 1911), p. 43-44. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1432904266399 accessed: 14 June, 2024

location of experience: Horsham


Henry Burstow
Bellringer, Shoemaker

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band music

Experience Information

Date/Time 28 June, 1838
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by mallen on Fri, 29 May 2015 13:57:46 +0100