Frances Calvert in Hunsdon and elsewhere in Hertfordshire - between 6 October, 1812, night and 6 October, 1812, night

from Journal entry, 8 October 1812, pages 189–190:

On Tuesday morning, a little after seven, James Knox and I set off for the Election in my barouche. We took four horses from Waltham Cross to make a figure, and adorned with blue favors made a very fine one. A crowd was gathered round the hustings. Everyone was most kindly interested for us. The state of the poll was brought me by some friend or other, every quarter of an hour. Mr. C[alvert] after the first start was always at the head of the poll, which was not closed till quite dark, when the returning officer declared the state as follows

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cite as

Frances Calvert, Journal entry, 8 October 1812. In Mrs. Warrenne [Alice E.] Blake (ed.), An Irish Beauty of the Regency: Compiled from “Mes Souvenirs”—the unpublished journals of the Hon. Mrs. Calvert 1789–1822 (London, 1911), p. 189–190. accessed: 30 May, 2024

location of experience: Hunsdon and elsewhere in Hertfordshire


Frances Calvert
Wife of Nicolson Calvert MP

Listening to

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Band music at the election hustings performed by A band
Ringing of bells

Experience Information

Date/Time between 6 October, 1812, night and 6 October, 1812, night
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Thu, 28 Jun 2018 11:15:23 +0100
Approved on Sun, 01 Jul 2018 15:56:17 +0100