James Douglas in Egham - the 1850's

from Account of life as a chorister in the nineteenth century, pages 11-12:


To write my life from the time I left Windsor is a task I dare not attempt, but I will add a few more lines, recording what my musical life has been since I left Windsor [early 1850s]. After I had been apprenticed two or three …   more >>

cite as

James Douglas, Account of life as a chorister in the nineteenth century. In Choir Archives, St George's Chapel, Windsor, England, p. 11-12. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1524231798364 accessed: 1 April, 2023 (All extracts from the memoir are by kind permission of the writer's descendant Prof. James Wilkinson.)

location of experience: Egham


James Douglas
chemist, Clerk and manager railways, tobacco importer

Listening to

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'The Blind Girl to Her Harp'
written by Stephen Glover
'My Pretty Jane'
written by Sir Henry Rowley Bishop
performed by James Douglas

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1850's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Fri, 20 Apr 2018 14:43:19 +0100
Approved on Thu, 21 Jun 2018 16:06:45 +0100