Hilda Fowler in Cheltenham - December, the 1890's

from Look after the little ones, pages 4-5:

Outside the house near the corner of the Street the Band also played at Christmas.

 

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cite as

Hilda Fowler, Look after the little ones. In Brunel University Burnett Archive of Working Class Autobiographies, number 1:243, p. 4-5. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1528629877061 accessed: 5 December, 2021

location of experience: Cheltenham

Listeners

Hilda Fowler
1890-1977

Listening to

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'The Mistletoe Bough'
written by Sir Henry Bishop, T. H. Bayley
performed by unknown performers

Experience Information

Date/Time December, the 1890's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Notes

Based on a ghost story, the song ‘The Mistletoe Bough’ was a Christmas-time favourite in English households from the mid-nineteenth century.


Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Sun, 10 Jun 2018 12:24:37 +0100
Approved on Mon, 06 Aug 2018 16:51:54 +0100