Moses Heap in Stubbins, Rossendale, Lancashire - 15 July, 1899
from My Life and Times, or An Old Man's Memories, page 63:
The “Choir Gathering” was held at Stubbins, July 15, 1899. The Congregational Church was loaned to us for the occasion, with the usual number of Choruses and Psalm tunes, and a short address.
Moses Heap, My Life and Times, or An Old Man's Memories. In Rossendale Collection, Rawtenstall Public Libraries, 1961, number RC 942 ROS, p. 63. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1657886135862 accessed: 3 February, 2023
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|psalms and choruses||performed by Lancashire choirs of the particular baptist society|
|Date/Time||15 July, 1899|
|Listening Environment||in the company of others, indoors, in public|
An annual ‘friendly gathering’ of church choirs of the particular Baptist society had begun in August 1891, when choirs from Manchester and Goodshawfold met together to walk in the countryside and sing (see Listening Experience 1657883272536) The gathering grew rapidly in subsequent years until choirs from a very wide Lancashire area were involved.