Moses Heap in Pinner, Rossendale and Accrington, Lancashire - 1842

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

About the same year, (1842) there lived at Pinner, a family named Grimshaw. There was father, mother, three sons and a daughter. The old folks were very kind and would often invite us to their house at night to spend a pleasant evening in singing. The sons were in our singing class. James was a bass singer, Robert a tenor, and William sang Alto. Mary stayed at home with her parents. They all attended the Ring's Row …   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 May, 2024

location of experience: Pinner, Rossendale and Accrington, Lancashire


Moses Heap
millworker, yeast dealer

Listening to

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unspecified singing performed by Mary Grimshaw, Moses Heap, Robert Grimshaw, William Grimshaw, the Jellot brothers

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Mon, 04 Jul 2022 12:24:13 +0100
Approved on Tue, 19 Jul 2022 10:19:20 +0100