Joseph Hayes et al. in Farnborough - 1 January, 1778, at night

from Diary of John Yeoman, 1 January 1778, page 53:

Went to Willmot Esq., as I found that he makes a General Feast on Every New Years Day  […]  We was had into the Sarvents Hall, Where was I suppose was near to fifty people Drinking, Singing & Smoking, and all Joval together.  So I under Stood that there was Some Ladys in the …   more >>

cite as

John Yeoman, Diary of John Yeoman, 1 January 1778. In Macleod Yearsley (ed.), The Diary of the Visits of John Yeoman to London in the Years 1774 and 1777 (London, December, 1934), p. 53. accessed: 19 June, 2024

location of experience: Farnborough


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

Listening to

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singing performed by servants
songs and violin music performed by John Yeoman, Joseph Hayes

Experience Information

Date/Time 1 January, 1778, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors


Yeoman has travelled in company with Joseph Hayes to visit a relation of Hayes, a potter called Allen Mason. Yeoman was to marry Hayes’s daughter, Mary, in 1779. All spelling and punctuation copied from the original.

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Thu, 29 Nov 2018 12:54:12 +0000
Approved on Fri, 30 Nov 2018 15:44:42 +0000