Henrietta Burkin's mother in East End of London - late 19th Century, at night

from Memoirs of Henrietta Burkin, page 1:

[The author begins her memoir: ‘This was to have been an account of my early youth, in the East End of London, but I think I had better commence with my Mother’s early life as told to me’. Her mother was born in 1868, in the East End of London, the ninth daughter of eleven children. She died 10 November, late 1920s. Her name is not given in the memoir]. 

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cite as

Henrietta Burkin, Memoirs of Henrietta Burkin. In Brunel University Burnett Archive of Working Class Autobiographies, number 2:118, p. 1. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1529661972601 accessed: 13 April, 2024

location of experience: East End of London


Henrietta Burkin's mother
Tea-packer, Worker in a boot factory

Listening to

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'Go and leave me if you wish it' performed by street performers

Experience Information

Date/Time late 19th Century, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment outdoors, in public, solitary

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Fri, 22 Jun 2018 11:06:13 +0100
Approved on Wed, 08 Aug 2018 16:43:54 +0100