William Holland in Asholt - 31 January, 1802

from Paupers and pig killers / William Holland, page 66:

Mr Ruscombe Poole borrowed the Registers to look for Rich who was ancestor of a man in Cornwall of that name who hopes to gain some property.  This Rich, I understand, was the brother to the famous Harlequin Rich some years ago who it seems came from Overstowey.  Rode to Asholt.  There was a burial, a relation of our Rich. The Church was very full, Mr and Mrs Blake at Church and several from Overstowey and some famous singing. The little Asholt Clerk had a seat by himself and lifted up his eyebrows and beat time like anything but poor man he could not be heard and if he was …   more >>

cite as

William Holland, and Jack Ayres (ed.), Paupers and pig killers / William Holland (Harmondsworth, 1986), p. 66. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1445871079751 accessed: 4 October, 2022

location of experience: Asholt

Listeners

William Holland
Parson
1746-1819

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Church music

Experience Information

Date/Time 31 January, 1802
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Jo Reardon on Mon, 26 Oct 2015 14:51:19 +0000
Approved on Thu, 17 Dec 2015 12:40:38 +0000