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: 7 April, 2020

location of experience: Worms Ash, Bromsgrove

Listeners

Minnie Frisby
Domestic servant, dressmaker, Sunday School teacher, tavern worker
1877-1953

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