Robert Francis Kilvert in Draycot Cerne - 7 January, 1873

from Diary of Francis Kilvert, 7 January 1873, page 206:

At 8 o’clock Fanny, Dora and I went to a jolly party at Sir John Awdry’s at Norton House. Almost everybody in the neighbourhood was there. There had been a children’s party with a Christmas Tree at 5 o’clock, but when we drove up the harp and the fiddles were going. I danced a Lancers with Harriet Awdry of Draycot Rectory, a quadrille with Sissy Awdry of Seagry Vicarage, a Lancers with Louise Awdry of Draycot Rectory, a Lancers with Mary Rooke of the Ivy, and Sir Roger with dear little Francie Rooke of the Ivy. How bright and pretty she looked, so merry, happy and full of fun. It was …   more >>
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Robert Francis Kilvert, Diary of Francis Kilvert, 7 January 1873. In William Plomer (ed.), Kilvert's Diary (London, 2013), p. 206. accessed: 21 July, 2024

location of experience: Draycot Cerne


Robert Francis Kilvert

Listening to

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A Sir Roger de Coverley (dance)
A lancers (dance)
A quadrille

Experience Information

Date/Time 7 January, 1873
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Fri, 21 Mar 2014 18:45:14 +0000