Moses Heap in Grant's Church, Ramsbottom, Lancashire - at the end of the 1860's

from My Life and Times, or An Old Man's Memories, page 46:

At this time we were fairly comfortable, and had always something to attract our attention. On Sunday we went to Grant’s Church, where there was some splendid music. The organist came from Manchester, and also a few paid principal singers. On Sunday evening a solo or an anthem was always sung, sometimes both. One singer was a Miss Harlow. I think I shall never forget her singing of “Oh Thou, that tellest 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. 46. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1657018721956 accessed: 27 January, 2023

location of experience: Grant's Church, Ramsbottom, Lancashire

Listeners

Moses Heap
millworker, yeast dealer
1824-1913

Listening to

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unspecified oratorios performed by the choir of Grant's Church Ramsbottom
'O thou that tellest good tidings' from Messiah
written by George Frideric Handel
performed by Miss Harlow, the choir of Grant's Church Ramsbottom

Experience Information

Date/Time at the end of the 1860's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Tue, 05 Jul 2022 11:58:42 +0100
Approved on Thu, 21 Jul 2022 11:30:04 +0100