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]
[A]part from such hymns as … more >>
Dora Hannan, Those Happy Highways: an autobiography. In Brunel University, The Burnett Archive of Working Class Autobiographies, number 2:357, p. 25. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1527948217393 accessed: 8 August, 2022
Listening tohide composers
'Eternal father, strong to save'
written by John B. Dykes
|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.