cafe proprietor in Charing Cross - between 1917 and 20th Century

from Memoirs of Henrietta Burkin, page 36:

[The author’s family moved from Stepney to Charing Cross in 1917 so her father, 'a Mains Foreman with the Electricity Company’ (p. 7) was nearer to his work. ‘The flat was owned by Dad’s company, so we lived rent free; it backed on to the Company’s property in St. Martin’s Lane, where all the huge generators were, which supplied electricity to all the theatres, shops, etc., in the West …   more >>

cite as

Henrietta Burkin, Memoirs of Henrietta Burkin. In Brunel University Burnett Archive of Working Class Autobiographies, number 2:118, p. 36. accessed: 17 July, 2024

location of experience: Charing Cross


cafe proprietor
cafe proprietor

Listening to

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Unspecified piano music performed by Henrietta Burkin

Experience Information

Date/Time between 1917 and 20th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment outdoors, in public, solitary

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Fri, 22 Jun 2018 11:59:13 +0100
Approved on Thu, 16 Aug 2018 11:15:32 +0100