Walter J.E. Elliott in Little Common, near Bexhill-on-Sea, Sussex - between 5 November, 1905 and 5 November, 1914

from Untitled: Walter J.E. Elliott memoir, pages 38; 40:

[M]y thoughts turned to November the fifth, Bonfire night. Practically all of the villagers turned out to witness the Celebrations […] Stephen Gillham—Fred’s father-- had been having the band practising for weeks, all of its members wore costumes, Levi Cheal—Frank’s father—played the big bass instrument which hung round his body, he was dressed as a Scotchman with kilt and being six feet tall made a fine looking …   more >>

cite as

Walter John Eugene Elliott, Untitled: Walter J.E. Elliott memoir. In Brunel University Burnett Archive of Working Class Autobiographies, number 1:227, p. 38; 40. accessed: 21 July, 2024

location of experience: Little Common, near Bexhill-on-Sea, Sussex


Walter J.E. Elliott
cycle and motor mechanic, Post Office telegram messenger boy, soldier (army mechanic)

Listening to

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'Remember remember the 5th of November' performed by Levi Cheal, Little Common Village Band
unspecified band music performed by Little Common Village Band

Experience Information

Date/Time between 5 November, 1905 and 5 November, 1914
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Wed, 25 Jul 2018 12:53:47 +0100
Approved on Tue, 09 Oct 2018 20:41:28 +0100