Henry Burstow in Sussex - 24 December, 1846

from Reminiscences of Horsham, pages 97-98:

Isaac Aldridge was about the only ringer here who possessed any intelligent idea of change ringing, but he was by no means a really good ringer, as I afterwards understood; most of the time in the belfry was spent in aimlessly ringing or chiming the old Queen's Changes - 1,3,5,7,2,4,6,8, - &c., an occupation that by no means satisfied the ambitions I had engendered and was now nursing; for I had heard of the success of the old Horsham ringers, as set forth above, and of the doings of other ringers round about. My first knowledge of good ringing was got from the Warnham ringers. On …   more >>
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Henry Burstow, Reminiscences of Horsham (Horsham, September, 1911), p. 97-98. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1432907310938 accessed: 7 April, 2020

location of experience: Sussex

Listeners

Henry Burstow
Bellringer, Shoemaker
1826-1916

Listening to

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bell ringing performed by Frank Osborne, Ike Aldridge, John Hogsflesh, Michael Charman, Michael Turner, Ned Turner

Experience Information

Date/Time 24 December, 1846
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by mallen on Fri, 29 May 2015 14:48:31 +0100