Moses Heap et al. in Shuttleworth, nr. Ramsbottom, Lancashire - between 16 May, 1834 and 20 May, 1836

from My Life and Times, or An Old Man's Memories, page 6:

Whit Friday was our "Red letter" day. The day was spent by the scholars walking in procession through the village street, accompanied by two bands of music, and banners of various shapes, sizes and design, visiting the gentry on our way, and receiving presents in the shape of oranges, cakes and sweets.

cite as

Moses Heap, My Life and Times, or An Old Man's Memories. In Rossendale Collection, Rawtenstall Public Libraries, 1961, number RC 942 ROS, p. 6. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1656928349017 accessed: 6 December, 2022

location of experience: Shuttleworth, nr. Ramsbottom, Lancashire

Listeners

Moses Heap
millworker, yeast dealer
1824-1913

Listening to

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band music to accompany a procession performed by two bands

Experience Information

Date/Time between 16 May, 1834 and 20 May, 1836
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Mon, 04 Jul 2022 10:52:29 +0100
Approved on Tue, 19 Jul 2022 09:58:21 +0100