Charles Lewis Phipps et al. in Sloperton Cottage, Bromham, Wiltshire - 24 July, 1819

from Diary of Thomas Moore, 24 July 1819, page 345:

Dinner at home: Salmons and Miss S. Hughes; the Phippses and Brabant in the evening. Sung. Supped out in the open air at ten o’clock, and sat out till half-past eleven. The candles hardly moved by a breath.

cite as

Thomas Moore, Diary of Thomas Moore, 24 July 1819. In Lord John Russell and Lord John Russell (ed.), Memoirs, Journal and Correspondence of Thomas Moore, volume 2 (London, 1853), p. 345. accessed: 25 May, 2024

location of experience: Sloperton Cottage, Bromham, Wiltshire


Charles Lewis Phipps
Deputy-Lieutenant of Wiltshire, Magistrate
Robert Herbert Brabant
amateur scholar of theology, Physician, tutor

Listening to

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unspecified vocal music performed by Thomas Moore

Experience Information

Date/Time 24 July, 1819
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, outdoors


The Salmons were a prominent Devizes professional and landowning family that included William Salmon (d. 1826), a Devizes attorney, and his son, William Wroughton Salmon (d. 1855), also a lawyer and banker. Miss S Hughes belonged to the family of one of the two Hughes brothers who were neighbours and close friends of Thomas Moore in Bromham. Robert Brabant had a medical practice in Devizes.

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Tue, 14 Jul 2020 13:03:56 +0100
Approved on Fri, 28 Aug 2020 11:37:44 +0100