Moses Heap in Crawshawbooth, Rossendale, Lancashire - between 1842 and 1846, night

from My Life and Times, or An Old Man's Memories, page 16:

About 1842, we had a man living at our house named Richard Hudson. He was the son of Reuben Hudson, the composer, also father to John Hudson (formerly master at the Bridge Mill, Crawshawbooth). Now this man got some young men and women to practice singing on Sunday nights, and this was carried on until 1846. James Riley would come sometimes with his “cello,” so that everything considered, we often had a good …   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. 16. accessed: 24 June, 2024

location of experience: Crawshawbooth, Rossendale, Lancashire


Moses Heap
millworker, yeast dealer

Listening to

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Luther's Hymn
written by Martin Luther
performed by James Riley, Tommy-Oer-Fields
unspecified vocal music performed by James Riley, Moses Heap, Richard Hudson, Tommy-Oer-Fields, other young men and women

Experience Information

Date/Time between 1842 and 1846, night
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Mon, 04 Jul 2022 12:04:05 +0100
Approved on Tue, 19 Jul 2022 10:16:59 +0100