Moses Heap in Irwell Vale, Rossendale, Lancashire - 1846

from My Life and Times, or An Old Man's Memories, page 25:

In 1846 I attended the Primitive Methodist charity sermons at Irwell Vale. We always met during the morning to practice the tunes and choruses, for afternoon and evening services. At that time the Society had no chapel, but they had the woollen mill kindly lent for the occasion. It was a long room and used as a store-room, so, for the better appearance at the sermons it was hung round with woollen pieces. This was a "Red …   more >>

cite as

Moses Heap, My Life and Times, or An Old Man's Memories. In Rossendale Collection, Rawtenstall Public Libraries, 1961, number RC 942 ROS, p. 25. accessed: 19 July, 2024

location of experience: Irwell Vale, Rossendale, Lancashire


Moses Heap
millworker, yeast dealer

Listening to

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'Tunes' and choruses performed by a Primitive Methodist choir and orchestra

Experience Information

Date/Time 1846
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Mon, 04 Jul 2022 13:33:29 +0100
Approved on Thu, 21 Jul 2022 10:59:40 +0100