Moses Heap in Lumb Baptist Chapel, Lumb, Rossendale, Lancashire - between late 19th Century and early 20th Century

from My Life and Times, or An Old Man's Memories, page 52:

I admire the old singers (the Deighn Layrocks, or Larks of Dean] - with all their faults for we must make great allowances for their doings, learning was at a very low ebb in their day. Had these men had the same chance of education as we now enjoy, no doubt they would have achieved greater things there is still the same blood in the valley, but I am sorry to say, they have not the same spirit of their forefather's. As a …   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. 52. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1657879136662 accessed: 9 December, 2022

location of experience: Lumb Baptist Chapel, Lumb, Rossendale, Lancashire

Listeners

Moses Heap
millworker, yeast dealer
1824-1913

Listening to

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'old tunes' performed by the choir of Lumb Baptist Chapel

Experience Information

Date/Time between late 19th Century and early 20th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Fri, 15 Jul 2022 10:58:57 +0100
Approved on Thu, 21 Jul 2022 11:41:15 +0100