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Record 11115

Reading Experience:

'She sade she was happy in her mind & had many a Comfortable hour when she could not Sleep in reading her testament & hymn book & praying &c'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 4 Feb 1828
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Preston
location in dwelling: In bed, while ill,at home; she died on 24 Feb 1828.
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:Betty Shaw
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 17 Nov 1773
Socio-economic group: Labourer (non-agricultural)
Occupation: Weaver / Housewife
Religion: Methodist
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: (nee leeming)


Text Being Read:

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


Source Information:

Record ID: 11115  
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: 99
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Benjamin Shaw, A. G. Crosby (ed.), The Family Records of Benjamin Shaw Mechanic ... 1772-1841 (Stroud, 1991), p. 99,, accessed: 19 February 2020

Additional comments:



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