Leonard W. Ellisdon in Mansion House, London - May, 1900, in the afternoon

from Starting from Victoria, pages 35-36:

[Leonard Ellisdon’s second job as an office boy, in Old Broad Street, included running errands around London. The three-month siege of Ladysmith ended 28 February 1900; the eight-month siege of Mafeking was lifted 17 May 1900. Both events led to huge celebrations]. 


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Leonard W. Ellisdon, Starting from Victoria. In Brunel University The Burnett Archive of Working Class Autobiographies, number 1:229, p. 35-36. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1532084861705 accessed: 16 April, 2024

location of experience: Mansion House, London


Leonard W. Ellisdon
company director and secretary

Listening to

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'The Soldiers of the Queen'
written by Leslie Stuart
performed by Crowd
'The Absent Minded Beggar'
written by Arthur Sullivan
performed by Crowd

Experience Information

Date/Time May, 1900, in the afternoon
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Fri, 20 Jul 2018 12:07:42 +0100
Approved on Wed, 29 Aug 2018 18:10:19 +0100