Ben Turner et al. in Batley, Yorkshire - between 1900 and 1925

from About Myself, 1863–1930, page 54:

It is best to pay ready money-—to buy nothing on credit—but I shouldn’t have had a furnished house, when we begun housekeeping, if there hadn't been someone prepared to let me have credit. […] I shouldn’t have had a piano thirty years ago, if the credit system had not been in vogue. When it was bought I could just pay a pound down and then so much per week and missings, for with four …   more >>

cite as

Ben Turner, About Myself, 1863–1930 (London, 1930), p. 54. accessed: 19 May, 2024

location of experience: Batley, Yorkshire


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

Listening to

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musical evenings around the piano performed by the Turner family

Experience Information

Date/Time between 1900 and 1925
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Wed, 01 Jun 2022 11:46:55 +0100
Approved on Thu, 16 Jun 2022 20:14:33 +0100