Mary Berry in Bothwell Castle, South Lanarkshire - 19 September, 1808, at night

from Diary of Mary Berry, 19 September 1808, page 371:

There was a servants’ ball in the evening, when everyone danced except myself and Caroline, who played upon the tambourine or the triangle all the evening. The ball lasted till midnight.

cite as

Mary Berry, Diary of Mary Berry, 19 September 1808. In Lady Theresa Lewis (ed.), Extracts of the Journal and Correspondence of Miss Berry from the Year 1783 to 1852, volume 2 (London, 1865), p. 371. accessed: 22 April, 2024

location of experience: Bothwell Castle, South Lanarkshire


Mary Berry
Author, literary hostess, Playwright

Listening to

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music to accompany dancing performed by Caroline

Experience Information

Date/Time 19 September, 1808, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Mon, 12 Nov 2018 13:02:40 +0000
Approved on Sat, 01 Dec 2018 13:28:28 +0000