Susan Silvester in Curdworth Parish Church and Minworth, West Midlands - between 1880 and 1889

from In a World That Has Gone, pages 10-11:

My father and mother originally attended the parish church at Curdworth; my father had a good bass voice, was very fond of singing and was a member of the choir. But one day he missed a practice because he was working late in the harvest field. On the following Sunday the rector, Dr. Jones—who was a doctor of music as well as of divinity—sent a note to the choir telling those who had missed the practice not to sing.  My father was so …   more >>

cite as

Susan Silvester, In a World That Has Gone. In Brunel University Library Special Collections, number 1:628, p. 10-11. accessed: 16 April, 2024 (By permission of Brunel University Library, Special Collections)

location of experience: Curdworth Parish Church and Minworth, West Midlands


Susan Silvester
baker, Grocer's assistant, in service, shop keeper

Listening to

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unspecified singing performed by John Pittaway
unspecified hymn singing

Experience Information

Date/Time between 1880 and 1889
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors, in public, solitary

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Fri, 09 Nov 2018 12:26:51 +0000
Approved on Wed, 02 Jan 2019 22:11:52 +0000