Leonard W. Ellisdon in London, England - between early 20th Century and mid 20th Century

from Starting from Victoria, pages 55-57:

At another West End church where I was deputising at a wedding, the minister who gave the address was very long winded and confidential. No one but the happy couple could hear a word […] I must explain that most of the choirmen were in jobs that required consideration. They had to find an excuse for taking an hour and a half or two hours off for lunch. On this occasion, one of the chaps was very fidgety and eventually decided to go before the service …   more >>

cite as

Leonard W. Ellisdon, Starting from Victoria. In Brunel University The Burnett Archive of Working Class Autobiographies, number 1:229, p. 55-57. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1532088219177 accessed: 6 July, 2022

location of experience: London, England

Listeners

Leonard W. Ellisdon
company director and secretary
1885-1968

Listening to

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unspecified organ music and sounds
'The Hallelujah Chorus'
written by George Frideric Handel
performed by Organist, Choir

Experience Information

Date/Time between early 20th Century and mid 20th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Fri, 20 Jul 2018 13:03:39 +0100
Approved on Thu, 30 Aug 2018 10:10:19 +0100