Moses Heap in Stubbins, Rossendale, Lancashire - 15 July, 1899

from My Life and Times, or An Old Man's Memories, page 63:

The “Choir Gathering” was held at Stubbins, July 15, 1899. The Congregational Church was loaned to us for the occasion, with the usual number of Choruses and Psalm tunes, and a short address.

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. 63. accessed: 22 July, 2024

location of experience: Stubbins, Rossendale, Lancashire


Moses Heap
millworker, yeast dealer

Listening to

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psalms and choruses performed by Lancashire choirs of the particular baptist society

Experience Information

Date/Time 15 July, 1899
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public


An annual ‘friendly gathering’ of church choirs of the particular Baptist society had begun in August 1891, when choirs from Manchester and Goodshawfold met together to walk in the countryside and sing (see Listening Experience 1657883272536) The gathering grew rapidly in subsequent years until choirs from a very wide Lancashire area were involved.

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Fri, 15 Jul 2022 12:55:36 +0100
Approved on Thu, 21 Jul 2022 12:14:27 +0100