Dora Hannan in Portsmouth - the 1910's

from Those Happy Highways: an autobiography, page 25:

[The author’s father was ‘pensioned off after his twenty two years naval service, he finished as a Chief Petty Officer’, p. 28. The extract is taken from a section recounting the war years] 


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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. 25. accessed: 21 July, 2024

location of experience: Portsmouth


Dora Hannan

Listening to

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'Eternal father, strong to save'
written by John B. Dykes

Experience Information

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


The Royal Sailors' Rest, or Aggie Weston's, served as a home for sailors of all nationalities on shore leave in Portsmouth, from 1876 (and in Plymouth, from 1881). These homes were founded by life-long friends Agnes Weston and Sophia Gertrude Wintz.

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Sat, 02 Jun 2018 15:03:38 +0100
Approved on Tue, 07 Aug 2018 11:18:21 +0100