Minnie Frisby in Worms Ash, Bromsgrove - between late 19th Century and 14 February, 1943

from Memories: Minnie Frisby, pages I:10:


Yes we had our sweethearts in those days, and nearly all the lads would have some musical instrument such as Melodions and Concertinas and mouth organs, and that is the way they called their sweethearts out. I myself always knew who was playing “Wait till the clouds roll by Jenny”, and that lovely old song “Erin on the…   more >>

cite as

Minnie Frisby, Memories: Minnie Frisby. In Brunel Library The Burnett Archive of Working Class Autobiographies, number 1:250, p. I:10. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1532096703275 accessed: 16 June, 2024

location of experience: Worms Ash, Bromsgrove


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

Listening to

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courting music--instrumental performed by Boys
'Erin on the Rhyne' performed by Dance Band

Experience Information

Date/Time between late 19th Century and 14 February, 1943
Medium live, playback
Listening Environment in private, indoors, in public, solitary


Minnie Frisby's account is dated 14 February 1943

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Fri, 20 Jul 2018 15:25:03 +0100
Approved on Sun, 02 Sep 2018 11:10:11 +0100