James Douglas et al. in St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle - mid 19th Century

from Account of life as a chorister in the nineteenth century, page 4:

After the death of Mr French we had the Revd George Pearson for our Master, he was a young man, very bumptious, & not at all liked by any of the Boys altho’ he gave us a much better education & longer hours. We went to School …   more >>

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James Douglas, Account of life as a chorister in the nineteenth century. In Choir Archives, St George's Chapel, Windsor, England, p. 4. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1524215137683 accessed: 29 May, 2024 (All extracts from the memoir are by kind permission of the writer's descendant Prof. James Wilkinson.)

location of experience: St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle


James Douglas
chemist, Clerk and manager railways, tobacco importer
Rev. George Pearson

Listening to

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Singing drills and techniques-- shake performed by choristers St George's Chapel Windsor

Experience Information

Date/Time mid 19th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Fri, 20 Apr 2018 10:05:38 +0100
Approved on Fri, 01 Jun 2018 14:57:54 +0100