A writer for the Church Times et al. in St Michael's Church, Wood Street, City of London - between 8 September, 1878, 06:45 PM and 12 December, 1879

from Transcript of the diaries of Henry Croswell, page 126:

O[rgan]. – Fine, well played - in the West gallery.

AT WORK

2 professional men in the Choir with fine voices.
3 professional women, badly behaved. 
9 Charity boys awestruck at the two adults' fine singing.
2 Pewopeners.  One put herself into a seat. 
1 Beadle leading the singing and a grand cure. 

AT CHURCH

4 strangers. 
3 young men, perhaps warehousemen. 
4 women whom I

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cite as

Henry Croswell, Transcript of the diaries of Henry Croswell. In British Library, number 000826807, C.194.c.113 , p. 126. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1547479084797 accessed: 8 August, 2022 (By permission of the British Library.)

location of experience: St Michael's Church, Wood Street, City of London

Listeners

Henry Croswell
assurance clerk, Sunday School teacher
1840-1893
William Walsham How
Bishop of Bedford 1879-88, Bishop of Wakefield 1888-97, devotional writer, hymnist […]
1823-1897
the congregation of St Michael's Church, Wood Street
including warehousemen and housekeepers?

Listening to

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Anglican church music performed by the choir and organist of St Michael's Church Wood Street

Experience Information

Date/Time between 8 September, 1878, 06:45 PM and 12 December, 1879
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Notes

Henry Croswell (1840–93) kept a record of his visits to churches in London over a period of more than twelve years (1872–85). He made methodical notes about the number of clergy, the churchmanship, the congregation, the sermon and the church architecture, as well as commenting on the music that he heard (the organ, the hymns and the choir). The above listening experiences have been extracted from one of these records.


Originally submitted by lcc5 on Mon, 14 Jan 2019 15:18:05 +0000
Approved on Thu, 02 Jul 2020 07:47:20 +0100