William Holland in Over Stowey - 25 December, 1799

from Paupers and pig killers / William Holland, page 23:

Cold, clear and frosty. Christmas Day, Sacrament Day at my church. Went to Aisholt in the afternoon, returned to a late dinner by myself on spratts and a fine woodcock. The kitchen was tolerably well lined with my poor neighbours, workmen &cc. Many of them staid till past ten o'clock and sang very melodiously. Sent half a crown to our Church Musicians who had serenaded the Family this cold morning at five o'clock.

cite as

William Holland, and Jack Ayres (ed.), Paupers and pig killers / William Holland (Harmondsworth, 1986), p. 23. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1445795587884 accessed: 29 November, 2022

location of experience: Over Stowey

Listeners

William Holland
Parson
1746-1819

Listening to

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Christmas music

Experience Information

Date/Time 25 December, 1799
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by Jo Reardon on Sun, 25 Oct 2015 17:53:08 +0000
Approved on Thu, 17 Dec 2015 12:12:13 +0000