Dora Hannan in Portsmouth - the 1910's

from Those Happy Highways: an autobiography, page 3:

Most of our games were perforce played in the street, but there wasn’t much traffic about in those days, an occasional horse and cart and bicycles […] Skipping was also a great favourite with girls mostly, and we used to sing various rhymes to accompany this activity such as—


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cite as

Dora Hannan, Those Happy Highways: an autobiography. In Brunel University, The Burnett Archive of Working Class Autobiographies, number 2:357, p. 3. accessed: 4 March, 2024

location of experience: Portsmouth


Dora Hannan

Listening to

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rope-skipping and ball-throwing songs performed by Dora Hannan, Children

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1910's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Sat, 02 Jun 2018 12:59:28 +0100
Approved on Tue, 07 Aug 2018 09:52:01 +0100