James Douglas in St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle - mid 19th Century

from Account of life as a chorister in the nineteenth century, page 9:

We had a regular attendant [at St George's Chapel) who never missed one service. He was a poor man named Leggett, an imbecile & was always called “Silly Billy” tho’ of course when speaking to him we always called him …   more >>

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James Douglas, Account of life as a chorister in the nineteenth century. In Choir Archives, St George's Chapel, Windsor, England, p. 9. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1524229733629 accessed: 22 June, 2024 (All extracts from the memoir are by kind permission of the writer's descendant Prof. James Wilkinson.)

location of experience: St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle


James Douglas
chemist, Clerk and manager railways, tobacco importer

Listening to

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hymn singing performed by William 'Silly Billy' Leggett

Experience Information

Date/Time mid 19th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Fri, 20 Apr 2018 14:08:54 +0100
Approved on Thu, 21 Jun 2018 15:42:55 +0100