Henrietta Burkin in East End of London - between the 1900's and the 1910's

from Memoirs of Henrietta Burkin, page 15:

Weddings in the family were great fun; sometimes, if they took place in the Summer, horse brakes would be hired, and after the ceremony, we would all pile into these, some inside, and some on the top, and drive down to Theydon Boise in Essex [...]. When my cousin May married (the one who was the milliner), we children had tremendous fun, as we played downstairs, in and out the shop, and through the room at the back, …   more >>

cite as

Henrietta Burkin, Memoirs of Henrietta Burkin. In Brunel University Burnett Archive of Working Class Autobiographies, number 2:118, p. 15. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1529664045721 accessed: 27 May, 2024

location of experience: East End of London


Henrietta Burkin

Listening to

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unspecified music-- wedding celebration performed by Wedding guests

Experience Information

Date/Time between the 1900's and the 1910's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Fri, 22 Jun 2018 11:40:46 +0100
Approved on Thu, 16 Aug 2018 10:47:27 +0100