William Holland in Over Stowey - 13 March, 1803

from Paupers and pig killers / William Holland, page 77:

Rode to Asholt in the afternoon and the Church full, met several persons from all parts going to the burial of the old shepherd which they thought would be in the morning. I returned and dined and then both of the corpses were brought.  Old Shepherd May from Quantock House and his wife and such a crowd before I never saw here.  I had the Service at five in the afternoon purposely to prevent any infection spreading if there was any and to keep the people from being present but this alas was to little purpose.  However I hope all is well.  It is said there were no less …   more >>

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William Holland, and Jack Ayres (ed.), Paupers and pig killers / William Holland (Harmondsworth, 1986), p. 77. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1445872212766 accessed: 30 November, 2023

location of experience: Over Stowey


William Holland

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Church music

Experience Information

Date/Time 13 March, 1803
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Jo Reardon on Mon, 26 Oct 2015 15:10:26 +0000
Approved on Thu, 17 Dec 2015 12:42:19 +0000