Peter Hawker in Blandford and Weymouth, Dorset - between 22 February, 1813 and 23 February, 1813

from Journal entry, 22–23 February 1813, page 68:

After seeing the race won easy by Captain Coles’s brown horse we repaired from Blandford race down to the ‘Crown,’ where dinner was ordered for thirty at 7s. a head, and we …   more >>

cite as

Peter Hawker, Journal entry, 22–23 February 1813. In The Diary of Colonel Peter Hawker, 1802-1853, volume 1 (London, 1893), p. 68. accessed: 23 July, 2024

location of experience: Blandford and Weymouth, Dorset


Peter Hawker
Amateur Musician, Army officer, Sportsman, Writer

Listening to

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Country dances performed by A waiter
Horn-blowing performed by Army officers
Singing performed by Army officers

Experience Information

Date/Time between 22 February, 1813 and 23 February, 1813
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors, outdoors, in public


Hawker describes a trip to Blandford and Weymouth by officers of his regiment to see an arranged horse race.

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Tue, 14 Aug 2018 10:31:33 +0100
Approved on Tue, 21 Aug 2018 16:07:28 +0100