Minnie Frisby in Worms Ash, Bromsgrove - late 19th Century

from Memories: Minnie Frisby, pages I:8:

I must tell you a bit about my Grandfather; wee, he was very bent with Rheumatism and had a job to get about, and he used to wear a smock; he was a merry old soul and loved us kids , and we used to like to get him to sing to us; Oh, and I must tell you that Brooke’s were living next to us now, just up the road, and of course they were always playing at our place ; there was Moke as we call him (his name is …   more >>

cite as

Minnie Frisby, Memories: Minnie Frisby. In Brunel Library The Burnett Archive of Working Class Autobiographies, number 1:250, p. I:8. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1532094536980 accessed: 29 May, 2024

location of experience: Worms Ash, Bromsgrove


Minnie Frisby
Domestic servant, dressmaker, Sunday School teacher, tavern worker

Listening to

hide composers
improvised singing
written by children
performed by Grandfather
'Old King Cole' performed by Grandfather

Experience Information

Date/Time late 19th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Fri, 20 Jul 2018 14:48:57 +0100
Approved on Sat, 01 Sep 2018 22:07:56 +0100