Moses Heap in Deerplay, Rossendale, Lancashire - the 1840's

from My Life and Times, or An Old Man's Memories, pages 12–13:

The same year (1840) a Baptist preaching room was opened at Deerplay, made from a cottage given for the use, by Mrs Simpson, the landlady at the inn. It was fit up in this manner. Near the door stood the pulpit, and above that an opening about five feet wide was made in the upper floor, and in a half circle which was railed round. The choir sat in the upper room, and the congregation was below, so the parson would be able …   more >>

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. 12–13. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1656931482314 accessed: 4 March, 2024

location of experience: Deerplay, Rossendale, Lancashire

Listeners

Moses Heap
millworker, yeast dealer
1824-1913

Listening to

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Job's Anthem (the whole, or part of, the Funeral Anthem for Queen Caroline)
written by George Frideric Handel
performed by the choir of Deerplay Baptist Church
unspecified choruses
written by George Frideric Handel
performed by the choir of Deerplay Baptist Church

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1840's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Mon, 04 Jul 2022 11:44:42 +0100
Approved on Tue, 19 Jul 2022 10:12:16 +0100