Mr Hart in Crystal Palace, London - late 19th Century

from Memoirs of Henrietta Burkin, page 35:

[The author’s biological father died of typhoid shortly before her birth in 1904. Her mother remarried in 1908. The author refers to her stepfather as Father or Dad and he was called ‘Mr Hart’ by a colleague, p. 35, but the author does not use the Christian or surnames of her parents in the memoir. ‘Dad’ worked for The Charing Cross and City Electricity Supply Company for forty years. He…   more >>

cite as

Henrietta Burkin, Memoirs of Henrietta Burkin. In Brunel University Burnett Archive of Working Class Autobiographies, number 2:118, p. 35. accessed: 22 April, 2024

location of experience: Crystal Palace, London


Mr Hart
Mains foreman for electricity company

Listening to

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anthem with organ accompaniment

Experience Information

Date/Time late 19th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment solitary

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Fri, 22 Jun 2018 11:50:41 +0100
Approved on Thu, 16 Aug 2018 11:06:41 +0100