Ellen Gill in Leeds - early 20th Century

from Ellen Gill's Diary, page 7:

[The author was the eldest of ten children. Her youngest siblings, twin boys, were born in 1909, when she was 21. She was 26 when she married Arthur Gill on 11 March 1914] 


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Ellen Gill, Ellen Gill's Diary. In Brunel University Burnett Archive of Working Class Autobiographies, number 1:269, p. 7. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1528621646481 accessed: 15 June, 2024

location of experience: Leeds


Ellen Gill
Tailor's assistant, woolen-mill worker

Listening to

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hymns played on a harmonium performed by Ellen Gill
hymn singing performed by Mr and Mrs Calvert, Children

Experience Information

Date/Time early 20th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors


Ira David Sankey was an American gospel singer and composer known as The Sweet Singer of Methodism. His most popular and enduring work is ‘Sacred Songs and Solos’, known as ‘Sankey and Moody’ a sacred song collection compiled with his collaborator the evangelist Dwight L. Moody.

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Sun, 10 Jun 2018 10:07:27 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Jul 2018 18:17:08 +0100