Minnie Frisby in Bromsgrove - at the end of the 1890's

from Memories: Minnie Frisby, pages II:9:

I remember the various theatrical companies that used to come and the plays, also Dysons Gypsy Choir and Christie Minstrals..I remember one particular play called the “Lady Slavey” and I think I have a song now that was first sung in that play, called—“In Friendships Name”- a beautiful song, I remember the words perfectly today; ah, …   more >>

cite as

Minnie Frisby, Memories: Minnie Frisby. In Brunel Library The Burnett Archive of Working Class Autobiographies, number 1:250, p. II:9. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1532157430780 accessed: 22 May, 2022

location of experience: Bromsgrove

Listeners

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

Listening to

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'The Golden Wedding'
written by Charles Godfrey
'In Friendship's Name'

Experience Information

Date/Time at the end of the 1890's

Notes

The song ‘Happy Friendship’, attributed to Scottish poet Robert Burns, includes the line ‘Raise a sang [song] in friendship’s name’.


Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Sat, 21 Jul 2018 08:17:11 +0100
Approved on Mon, 03 Sep 2018 15:11:18 +0100