Mr. Thomas Jordan in Waterloo hamlet, County Durham - 1902

from Untitled: Thomas Jordan memoir, page 3:

When I was ten years old I got a job with Mr. Scott the village newsagent. The papers I delivered took me intomany houses - many a home in Usworth, and into the homes of a little hamlet called Waterloo. Waterloo is reputed to be a very drunken spot—relayes [sic] of beer-carrying men carried their large pails of beer from the outdoor beer place, Longpull, at New Washington […] In this hamlet there were one or two chapel people and I soon …   more >>

cite as

Mr. Thomas Jordan, Untitled: Thomas Jordan memoir. In Brunel University library Special Collections, number 1:405, p. 3. accessed: 24 February, 2024 (By permission of Brunel University Library, Special Collections.)

location of experience: Waterloo hamlet, County Durham


Mr. Thomas Jordan
coal miner, pit boy, Soldier

Listening to

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unspecified hymns

Experience Information

Date/Time 1902
Medium live
Listening Environment in private, indoors, solitary

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Sat, 03 Nov 2018 10:27:32 +0000
Approved on Fri, 14 Dec 2018 11:07:20 +0000