excerpt from 'Transcript of the diaries of Henry Croswell' pp. 286 (173 words)

excerpt from 'Transcript of the diaries of Henry Croswell' pp. 286 (173 words)

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Transcript of the diaries of Henry Croswell

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[Croswell recorded that he attended the service from 6.30–8.35pm on 15 January 1882]

We got in like a crowd at the back and left in the middle of the sermon.

[…]

O[rgan]. – Powerful, large and fine.

H[ymns]. – A. & M. including "Onward, Christian soldiers …"

C[hoir]. – Surpliced, with nice, good voices.  Many professional ladies also gave their services.

[The congregation numbered] 1300 – It was crowded with many standing and one man sitting on the steps.

[…]

M[iscellaneous]. – They had the "stabat Mater", half an hour long.  I care nothing for the service.  The sermon I enjoyed but it was too sensational.

A NOTE FROM THE CHURCH TIMES dated 13/1/82 appended refers to a novel feature in the arrangements of this church on the Sunday evening last when the building for the first time was lighted by the electric light, […] The service was one of a series of "Sunday evenings for the people" and the church was crowded in every part.  The musical arrangements were very good and the fine organ was accompanied by violin, viola and violoncello ...

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