Susan Silvester in Minworth, near Birmingham - December, the 1890's

from In a World That Has Gone, page 16:

[Susan Silvester left school aged twelve, 1890, and after a brief stint in service, worked for Miss Hughes as a live-in assistant and baker. Miss Hughes, a close family friend, ran ‘the shop’-- the village grocery, blacksmith’s and bakery that Silvester eventually took over, marrying the blacksmith] 

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cite as

Susan Silvester, In a World That Has Gone. In Brunel University Library Special Collections, number 1:628, p. 16. accessed: 22 June, 2024 (By permission of Brunel University Library, Special Collections)

location of experience: Minworth, near Birmingham


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

Listening to

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handbell ringing at Christmas performed by Minworth village men

Experience Information

Date/Time December, the 1890's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Fri, 09 Nov 2018 12:39:32 +0000
Approved on Wed, 02 Jan 2019 22:15:21 +0000