Fifth Viscount Torrington et al. in Baldock - 17 May, 1794

from A Tour in Bedfordshire, 1794, page 21:

Mrs E[dwards] of Henlow, and Miss S[mith]. of Southillboth equestrians drank tea with us and to hear the band of musick of the Cambridge Militia; which regiment, as good perhaps as necessary, are not to be compared to the noble Cheshire Militia.

cite as

John Byng, A Tour in Bedfordshire, 1794. 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 4 (London, 1938), p. 21. accessed: 21 June, 2024

location of experience: Baldock


Fifth Viscount Torrington
Army officer, civil servant, diarist
Miss Smith
parson's daughter

Listening to

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unspecified music performed by the band of the Cambridge Militia

Experience Information

Date/Time 17 May, 1794
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others


All spelling and punctuation copied from the source.

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Fri, 04 Jan 2019 09:48:50 +0000
Approved on Thu, 24 Jan 2019 15:03:43 +0000