Fifth Viscount Torrington in York Minster - 5 June, 1792

from A Tour to the North, 1792, page 36:

I went to the Minster; and was well, and warmly seated: the service was decently perform’d; but unlike to that of Southwell, or of Lincoln; some voices were good; the Anthem was tiresome.

cite as

John Byng, A Tour to the North, 1792. 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 3 (London, 1936), p. 36. accessed: 13 June, 2024

location of experience: York Minster


Fifth Viscount Torrington
Army officer, civil servant, diarist

Listening to

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music at the minster service performed by Choir of York Minster

Experience Information

Date/Time 5 June, 1792
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Thu, 03 Jan 2019 17:55:18 +0000
Approved on Mon, 11 Mar 2019 13:47:25 +0000