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Record 11112

Reading Experience:

'god was Merciful & spoke Peace to my Soul, & now I found that with god which Passeth all understanding, & rejoiced all the day long, & saw everything in a new light ... I now read the Scriptures with great delight, & recomended them to my wife , & my father, who was my constant companion &c ...'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 1 Jan 1799 and 31 Dec 1799
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Preston
location in dwelling: home
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reader:Benjamin Shaw
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth Dec 1772
Socio-economic group: Labourer (non-agricultural)
Occupation: Apprentice Mechanic in a Lancashire Mill
Religion: C of E? Converted to Baptism 1800, Methodism 1802.
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: [n/a]
Title: Bible ['the scriptures']
Genre: Bible
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 11112  
Source - Print  
  Author: Benjamin Shaw
  Editor: A. G. Crosby
  Title: The Family Records of Benjamin Shaw Mechanic ... 1772-1841
  Place of Publication: Stroud
  Date of Publication: 1991
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 39-40
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Benjamin Shaw, A. G. Crosby (ed.), The Family Records of Benjamin Shaw Mechanic ... 1772-1841 (Stroud, 1991), p. 39-40,, accessed: 22 January 2020

Additional comments:



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