Arthur Gill in City of Leeds - between 1901 and 1906

from I remember! Reminiscences of a Cobbler's Son, page 52:

[Arthur Gill did a number of jobs after leaving school in 1900, aged 13, including working as a stockroom boy at John Barran’s, a Leeds clothing firm where he ‘whisked’—kept clothing clean of dust]


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cite as

Arthur Gill, I remember! Reminiscences of a Cobbler's Son. In Brunel University Library, Special Collections, number 1:268, p. 52. accessed: 20 May, 2024 (All extracts used by permission of Brunel University Library)

location of experience: City of Leeds


Arthur Gill
card writer [graphic artist]

Listening to

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'Why do the Nations' from 'Messiah'
written by George Frideric Handel
performed by Mr. Bucknall
unspecified part-song and hymn singing performed by Leeds clothing factory workers

Experience Information

Date/Time between 1901 and 1906
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in public, solitary

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Tue, 23 Oct 2018 14:06:31 +0100
Approved on Wed, 05 Dec 2018 17:08:07 +0000