James Frampton et al. in Moreton House, nr. Tolpuddle, Dorset - between 24 December, 1830 and 25 December, 1830

from The Journal of Mary Frampton, from the Year 1779, until the year 1846, pages 365–366:

Our Christmas was passed with a large family party at Moreton. The house was unbarred and unblockaded with the exception of the one large window on the staircase. The carol singers from Mr. [James] Frampton’s…   more >>

cite as

Mary Frampton, and Harriet Georgiana Mundy (ed.), The Journal of Mary Frampton, from the Year 1779, until the year 1846 (London, 1885), p. 365–366. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1535467007397 accessed: 9 August, 2022

location of experience: Moreton House, nr. Tolpuddle, Dorset

Listeners

James Frampton
Lord High Sheriff of Dorset, Magistrate
1769-1855
Mary Frampton
botanist, diarist
1773-1846

Listening to

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Christmas carols performed by Villagers of Moreton Dorset

Experience Information

Date/Time between 24 December, 1830 and 25 December, 1830
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Notes

During the preceding months there had been considerable unrest in the rural area of Dorset around Moreton, in the wake of the Swing Riots, with agricultural labourers protesting against their low wages and poor living conditions.


Originally submitted by lcc5 on Tue, 28 Aug 2018 15:36:48 +0100
Approved on Thu, 06 Sep 2018 13:20:28 +0100