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Record 11113

Reading Experience:

'the last weeks paper stated, that 200, 000 were out of work within 20 miles of manchester, &c, & the long drought is expected to have materially inguered [injured] the Harvest ...'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jul 1826 and 31 Jul 1826
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: [Newspaper]
Genre: Ephemera, Reference / General works
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 11113  
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: 70
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Benjamin Shaw, A. G. Crosby (ed.), The Family Records of Benjamin Shaw Mechanic ... 1772-1841 (Stroud, 1991), p. 70,, accessed: 19 February 2020

Additional comments:



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