Thomas Crofton Croker in Sloperton Cottage, Bromham, Wiltshire - 2 November, 1818

from Diary of Thomas Moore, 2 November 1818, pages 208–210:

Received a letter from Mr. Croker (the Irish gentleman whom I have mentioned in the advertisement to the seventh number of my “Melodies,” as having made us many valuable communications) dated yesterday evening, Castle Inn, Devizes, telling me he had stopped on his way to London for the purpose of seeing me. Walked into Devizes; found him a much younger man than I expected, not quite one-and-twenty; an enthusiast in the music and antiquities of Ireland. Ordered a chaise and brought him home to dinner with me. […] Gave me also some national airs copied out…   more >>

cite as

Thomas Moore, Diary of Thomas Moore, 2 November 1818. In Lord John Russell and Lord John Russell (ed.), Memoirs, Journal and Correspondence of Thomas Moore, volume 2 (London, 1853), p. 208–210. accessed: 22 April, 2024

location of experience: Sloperton Cottage, Bromham, Wiltshire


Thomas Crofton Croker
Antiquary, Author

Listening to

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No. 7 of Thomas Moore's 'National Airs'
written by arr. Thomas Moore
performed by Thomas Moore

Experience Information

Date/Time 2 November, 1818
Medium live
Listening Environment in private, indoors, solitary

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Fri, 03 Jul 2020 18:02:54 +0100
Approved on Wed, 05 Aug 2020 15:14:13 +0100