John Yeoman in Ealing - 1 May, 1774

from Diary of John Yeoman, 1 May 1774, pages 43–44:

Master Tommy and I went to Ealing Church, I chimed the Tenor as the(y) Chime an Hour before Sarvice.  We went down to the Green Where it is Very Pleasant.  Back again & went In Staring about the Church. ye Clark was So Kind as to come & Put us into a Pew.  The Singers Sing the Same …   more >>

cite as

John Yeoman, Diary of John Yeoman, 1 May 1774. In Macleod Yearsley (ed.), The Diary of the Visits of John Yeoman to London in the Years 1774 and 1777 (London, December, 1934), p. 43–44. accessed: 4 December, 2023

location of experience: Ealing


John Yeoman
leader of the church choir, potter, tenant farmer

Listening to

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psalm singing performed by John Yeoman, choir of Ealing Church

Experience Information

Date/Time 1 May, 1774
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public


It is unclear whether Yeoman's mention of 'chiming' at the start of this extract refers to bell-ringing or singing. All spelling and punctuation copied from the original.

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Thu, 29 Nov 2018 12:44:48 +0000
Approved on Fri, 30 Nov 2018 15:25:31 +0000