James Douglas in Upton Pyne - at the end of the 1800's

from Account of life as a chorister in the nineteenth century, page 16:

After I had resigned from S Luke’s a short time Mr W H Kitson & Mr Lutxmoore (The Upton Ch-wardens) called on me & asked me to join the Upton Choir which was a paid one & eventually I did so. At that time the Choir consisted of male & female members, the principal Sopranos being Mrs Labdon & the Misses Jenkins. Mr Charles Fowler was Organist & we did some …   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. 16. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1524238727406 accessed: 20 May, 2024 (All extracts from the memoir are by kind permission of the writer's descendant Prof. James Wilkinson.)

location of experience: Upton Pyne


James Douglas
chemist, Clerk and manager railways, tobacco importer

Listening to

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Comic songs
written by Oliver Wendell Holmes, John L Hatton
performed by James Douglas
choir music performed by Charles Fowler, Mrs Labdon, Upton church choir, the Misses Jenkins

Experience Information

Date/Time at the end of the 1800's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:38:48 +0100
Approved on Thu, 21 Jun 2018 16:55:57 +0100