Averil Edith Thomas in Melton Mowbray - between July, the 1890's and July, 1910

from Me: A Memoir, pages 9-12:

[Averil Thomas does not name schools she attended in her memoir; at the age of fourteen (1907) she earned a scholarship to a grammar school in Leicester and went on to train as a schoolteacher] 


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Averil Edith Thomas, Me: A Memoir. In Burnett Archive of Working Class Autobiography, University of Brunel Library Special Collections, number 1:892, p. 9-12. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1538753659594 accessed: 25 June, 2024 (Excerpts quoted by permission of the Burnett Archive.)

location of experience: Melton Mowbray


Averil Edith Thomas
school teacher, student teacher

Listening to

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'Here we go round the Mulberry Bush' performed by Children
'I've a prisoner here, here, here' performed by Children
'I wrote a letter to my love' performed by Children
'The day thou gavest Lord is ended'
written by Reverend Clement Cotterill Scholefield
performed by Melton Mowbray residents
'In and out the windows' performed by Children
unspecified band music for a summer procession performed by Melton Mowbray Town Band
'Poor Jenny sits a weeping' performed by Children
'God save the King' performed by Melton Mowbray residents

Experience Information

Date/Time between July, the 1890's and July, 1910
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Fri, 05 Oct 2018 16:34:20 +0100
Approved on Mon, 29 Oct 2018 13:19:22 +0000