Joseph Orpwood et al. in Whitechapel, London - between at the end of 1778 and January, 1779

from Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 23 February 2019), July 1779, trial of ROBERT WRIGHT (t17790707-48):

[Robert Wright, interested in the Orpwood daughter but rejected, was found guilty of breaking the peace and of libel and fined on 7 July 1779. His song included the lines ‘In at the garret window you easily may get / Then into my room you I quickly will let’. The lyrics accused Mrs Orpwood of a similar easy access: ‘Since then, my dear mother, your frolicks are known, I hope you will always be ready to own / […] Since your case…   more >>

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Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 23 February 2019), July 1779, trial of ROBERT WRIGHT (t17790707-48), number t17790707-48. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1551010260254 accessed: 5 April, 2020

location of experience: Whitechapel, London

Listeners

Listening to

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'Upon a young lady in Whitechapel-market' performed by John Cooley

Experience Information

Date/Time between at the end of 1778 and January, 1779
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, 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 Sun, 24 Feb 2019 12:11:00 +0000
Approved on Tue, 02 Apr 2019 10:55:44 +0100