James Douglas in Sale Moor, Manchester - between at the end of the 1850's and in the beginning of the 1860's

from Account of life as a chorister in the nineteenth century, page 12:

I left the [Manchester Holy Trinity Church Choir] having been elected a member of the Parish Church of Sale Moor, a place a few miles out of Manchester. This was a paid Choir & consisted of female Sopranos & Altos, & tenors and Basses all professionals from Manchester. I forget who was Organist but we sang from the gallery & besides the organ (which was a small one) we …   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. 12. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1524232506717 accessed: 27 July, 2021 (All extracts from the memoir are by kind permission of the writer's descendant Prof. James Wilkinson.)

location of experience: Sale Moor, Manchester

Listeners

James Douglas
chemist, Clerk and manager railways, tobacco importer
1837-1920

Listening to

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choir music performed by Choir of Sale Moor Parish Church

Experience Information

Date/Time between at the end of the 1850's and in the beginning of the 1860's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Notes

James Douglas worked as a clerk and a manager for the railways and lived in Manchester from the late 1850s to 1872.


Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Fri, 20 Apr 2018 14:55:07 +0100
Approved on Thu, 21 Jun 2018 16:12:50 +0100