Anne Courtney et al. in Beverley Assembly Rooms - 15 January, 1794

from Music and Society in Eighteenth-Century Yorkshire, page 139:

There was a very full Room, & my Sons John, Henry, Thomas & Septimus & my two little Girls Margaret, Jesse & Dorothy Anne & Mr Smith were all at the Concert. This Concert was promoted & patronized by Mr Henry Grimston, & 60 Guineas was the Gross Produce. Forty Pounds was sent to the French Emigrant Clergy. A Mr Worgan a Son of Dr [John] Worgans the famous Composer play’d on Harpsichord & sung; I have many Songs of his father’s Composition. Mr <Laist?> play’d the first fiddle & Mr Erskine on the Hautboy vastly well indeed. I had not…   more >>

cite as

Christopher Simon Roberts, Music and Society in Eighteenth-Century Yorkshire, p. 139. accessed: 12 July, 2024

location of experience: Beverley Assembly Rooms


Experience Information

Date/Time 15 January, 1794
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public


A concert for the benefit of 'French Emigrant Clergy'. From the Diary of John Courtney of Beverley, Hull History Centre, Hull, DDX/60/1-4

Originally submitted by acusworth on Wed, 04 Nov 2015 12:17:52 +0000
Approved on Wed, 09 Mar 2016 13:37:50 +0000