Moses Heap in Rossendale, Lancashire - 10 March, 1863

from My Life and Times, or An Old Man's Memories, page 45:

The Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII) was married on March 10, 1863. It was held as a general holiday, it was a very cold day with occasional showers of rain and snow, but guns fired away all day from all parts of the district. The scholars walked in procession from all the schools, with Bands and Banners.

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. 45. accessed: 18 April, 2024

location of experience: Rossendale, Lancashire


Moses Heap
millworker, yeast dealer

Listening to

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bands accompanying school processions performed by unnamed bands

Experience Information

Date/Time 10 March, 1863
Medium live
Listening Environment outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Tue, 05 Jul 2022 11:44:24 +0100
Approved on Thu, 21 Jul 2022 11:27:32 +0100