Caroline Powys in Barham Downs, near Canterbury - 13 August, 1798, in the morning

from Canterbury Journal, 1798, pages p. 308–309:

We all set off to Barham Downs by ten a.m. to see the troops reviewed. Twenty cannons fired a feu-de-joie in honour of the Prince of Wales’ birthday (then thirty-six years of age). The whole garrison…   more >>

cite as

Caroline Powys, Canterbury Journal, 1798. In Climenson, Emily J. (ed.), Passages from the Diaries of Mrs. Philip Lybbe Powys of Hardwick House, Oxon. A.D. 1756 to 1808 (London, 1899), p. p. 308–309. accessed: 20 April, 2024

location of experience: Barham Downs, near Canterbury


Caroline Powys

Listening to

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'God Save the King'
written by Thomas Arne
performed by Military band

Experience Information

Date/Time 13 August, 1798, in the morning
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Tue, 23 Jan 2018 17:52:16 +0000
Approved on Sun, 28 Jan 2018 14:20:56 +0000