Unknown policeman in London, England - between 1919 and the 1920's

from Starting from Victoria, pages 97-98:

I can remember another occasion when passing Chancery Lane Tube Station. We were on our way to fulfil an engagement and one of the [male voice] quartet was not quite sure of his note, so we went into the station where the exits to the lifts are, and hummed a few bars so as to make sure. A young policeman on point duty heard us and got very excited, rushing in and ordering us to stop. One of our number indignantly enquired what right had he to interfere with …   more >>

cite as

Leonard W. Ellisdon, Starting from Victoria. In Brunel University The Burnett Archive of Working Class Autobiographies, number 1:229, p. 97-98. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1532091271017 accessed: 22 July, 2024

location of experience: London, England


Unknown policeman

Listening to

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'The long day closes'
written by Arthur Sullivan
performed by Leonard W. Ellisdon's male voice quartet

Experience Information

Date/Time between 1919 and the 1920's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, outdoors, in public, solitary

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Fri, 20 Jul 2018 13:54:31 +0100
Approved on Thu, 30 Aug 2018 10:42:37 +0100