William Pain in London, Ludgate Hill - 9 April, 1768, in the afternoon

from Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 12 February 2019), April 1768, trial of William Booth (t17680413-18):

William Pain: I was going up Ludgate-hill at that time, there was a fellow singing of ballads; I saw the prisoner and another, they were companions, going round the mob together[.]

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Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 12 February 2019), April 1768, trial of William Booth (t17680413-18) , number t17680413-18. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1550934560881 accessed: 2 April, 2020

location of experience: London, Ludgate Hill

Listeners

Listening to

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Ballad singing

Experience Information

Date/Time 9 April, 1768, in the afternoon
Medium live
Listening Environment outdoors, in public, solitary

Notes

The listening experience was identified in ‘The Proceedings of the Old Bailey, 1674-1913’, a fully searchable database detailing the lives of non-elite people, containing 197,745 criminal trials held at London’s central criminal court. Tim Hitchcock, Robert Shoemaker, Clive Emsley, Sharon Howard and Jamie McLaughlin, et al., The Old Bailey Proceedings Online, 1674-1913 (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0 February 2019)


Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Sat, 23 Feb 2019 15:09:21 +0000
Approved on Mon, 01 Apr 2019 16:10:41 +0100