Ben Turner et al. in Holmfirth, Yorkshire - between the 1860's and the 1870's

from About Myself, 1863–1930, pages 29–30:

Another of [Charles] Swain’s we used to sing at home as a kind of glee was one beginning:


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cite as

Ben Turner, About Myself, 1863–1930 (London, 1930), p. 29–30. accessed: 19 July, 2024

location of experience: Holmfirth, Yorkshire


Ben Turner
journalist, millworker, politician (member of parliament 1922-24 and 1929-31), trade union organiser

Listening to

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'Oh what a world this might be', arranged as a glee/partsong
written by lyrics by Charles Swain
performed by the Turner family

Experience Information

Date/Time between the 1860's and the 1870's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Wed, 01 Jun 2022 11:11:56 +0100
Approved on Thu, 16 Jun 2022 19:55:48 +0100