Sweeney, J.W., 23 May. 1842 -28 May. 1842, Yorkshire: West Riding

Event

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Event Type

Circus

Event Details

Troupe: Sweeney, J.W.
Troupe: Buckley
Note: possibly a temporary venue, erected for this (and surrounding) performances?
Venue Type: Circus
Location: Sheffield
County: Yorkshire: West Riding
Type: Circus
Venue: Circus, Sheffield
Date: 23 May 1842-28 May 1842
Date notes: Tuesday evening

Event Program

Title Performed Person / Troupe Notes Type
Warrior of the Far West, The BuckleyBuckley/ Equestrian Spectacle

Bibliographic Sources

  • Sheffield Iris May 31, 1842: Referenced in University of Bristol, Barker Collection.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Circus
    • Troupe Name: American Equestrians
    • Performers Listed: Mr Sweeney
    • Days & Times: “during the fair”
    • Venue Name: the Circus
    • Other Acts on Bill: “the gymnastic exercises of the Brother Rives”.
    • Program Info: ”Nigger songs, accompanied on the Banjo, between the acts of horsemanship”
    • Other:
      audience,
      context,
      description/review
  • Sheffield Iris May 24, 1842: Referenced in University of Bristol, Barker Collection.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Circus
    • Performers Listed: “Mr Sweeny”, “Mr Buckley as the Warrior of the West”
    • Days & Times: “this evening”
    • Venue Name: “at the Circus and the Theatre”
    • Other Acts on Bill: “A WALK and GALLOPADE, led by Messrs Darini and Sando”, “BATTOUTE LEAPS by the whole Troop”, Mr Dinons in “LA FRANCA HISPANIOLA”, “Mr Buckley in his Daring act of 2 Horses”, “GYMNASTIC EXERCISES by Mr C. Rivea, F. Rivea, and R. Rivea”, “the learned dog, Sebodine”, “Mr Sands as the Colossus of Rhodes, on 1,2,3, and 4 horses”, “The French Farmer”.
    • Program Info: “Mr Sweeny will sing a number of his Original Songs, accompanying himself on his Virginia Banjo”, “Mr Buckley as the Warrior of the West”
    • Other:
      performance time,
      ticket info,
      other (venue rules – no smoking)
  • Sheffield Iris May 24, 1842: Referenced in University of Bristol, Barker Collection.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Circus
    • Troupe Name: American Equestrians
    • Performers Listed: Mr Brown
    • Days & Times: “yesterday afternoon” and “yesterday evening”
    • Venue Name: “the principal streets” and the Circus.
    • Other Acts on Bill: “procession through the principal streets” followed by evening performance.
    • Other:
      audience
      description/review
      reception
  • Sheffield Iris May 24, 1842: Referenced in University of Bristol, Barker Collection.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Circus
    • Troupe Name: American Equestrians
    • Venue Name: The Circus
    • Other:
      context,
      other (concurrent events/performances)