Moses Heap in on the road from Loveclough to Goodshaw, Rossendale, Lancashire - 8 February, 1873

from My Life and Times, or An Old Man's Memories, page 49:

On Saturday February 1st 1873, the Goodshawfold Band, were giving a concert at Haslingden. On returning home at night, it was very cold and frosty, the Secretary named David Harrison had been collecting tickets at the door, kept stopping on the way, and on Sunday morning February 2nd. he was found frozen to death, near Widdlegate Farm. He was buried on the following Saturday at Goodshaw Church, the band played the “Dead March in Saul”, on the route from Loveclough.

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. 49. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1657876585399 accessed: 6 December, 2022

location of experience: on the road from Loveclough to Goodshaw, Rossendale, Lancashire

Listeners

Moses Heap
millworker, yeast dealer
1824-1913

Listening to

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The 'Dead March' from 'Saul'
written by George Frideric Handel
performed by Goodshawfold Band

Experience Information

Date/Time 8 February, 1873
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Fri, 15 Jul 2022 10:16:25 +0100
Approved on Thu, 21 Jul 2022 11:34:37 +0100