Fifth Viscount Torrington in Corwen - 28 July, 1793, in the morning
from A Tour to North Wales, 1793, page 251:
At eleven o’clock, the curate arrived, a new one, (for the vicar, of course, is absent); then I went to church, and was usher’d into a pew, alone.
Never did I see a more decent congregation; in manners, looks, and dress, they are 60 years behind the English; whilst they retain their tongue, they cannot emigrate, and must keep up antient customs.
[…] Their language is lofty, in sound very like to Greek:… more >>
John Byng, A Tour to North Wales, 1793. 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. 251. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1546593691636 accessed: 21 January, 2021
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|music at a church service, including a sung Litany||performed by church choir|
|Date/Time||28 July, 1793, in the morning|
|Listening Environment||in the company of others, indoors, in public|
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