Ellen Gill in Leeds - between the 1890's and in the beginning of the 1900's

from Ellen Gill's Diary, page 6:

[The author, born in 1888, was the eldest of ten children, eight of whom were boys]


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cite as

Ellen Gill, Ellen Gill's Diary. In Brunel University Burnett Archive of Working Class Autobiographies, number 1:269, p. 6. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1528620878552 accessed: 16 July, 2024

location of experience: Leeds


Ellen Gill
Tailor's assistant, woolen-mill worker

Listening to

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unspecified singing performed by Children's Choir
Brass band and singing performed by Band of Hope members
'My Drink is water bright' performed by Children

Experience Information

Date/Time between the 1890's and in the beginning of the 1900's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, outdoors, in public


The Band of Hope was founded in Leeds, 1847, with the aim of protecting working class children from the perils of drink.

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Sun, 10 Jun 2018 09:54:39 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Jul 2018 18:10:38 +0100