Fifth Viscount Torrington in Casnewydd - 30 July, 1787
from A Tour in South Wales, 1787, page 278:
We now hear as much Welsh spoken as English: there is no harper here; but an eternal fiddling, from the fondness of the Welsh to dancing.
John Byng, A Tour in South Wales, 1787. In C. Bruyn Andrews (ed.), The Torrington Diaries Containing the Tours Throughout England and Wales of the Hon. John Byng (Later Fifth Viscount Torrington) Between the Years 1781 and 1794, volume 1 (London, 1934), p. 278. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1546530111695 accessed: 21 January, 2021
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|fiddle music to accompany dancing|
|Date/Time||30 July, 1787|