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Record 11158

Reading Experience:

'I rose at 5 O'clock, and going to a small plantation that overlooked the Jed I learned all I ever knew of English Grammar. At that time grammar was not taught in such of the country schools as I had attended. Of course I had to go back and open up the shop at 6 O' clock.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1818 and 31 Dec 1820
Country: England
Time: morning: 5.00-6.00 am
Place: location in dwelling: 'a small plantation' near the home of his employer.
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:Robert White
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 17 Sep 1802
Socio-economic group: Labourer (agricultural)
Occupation: labourer on his father's farm.
Religion: n/a
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: anon
Title: [English Grammar]
Genre: Education, Textbook / self-education, Reference / General works
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (private library)


Source Information:

Record ID: 11158  
Source - Print  
  Author: Robert White
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Autobiographical Notes
  Place of Publication: Newcastle Upon Tyne
  Date of Publication: 1966
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 2-3 (footnote p.23)
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Robert White, Autobiographical Notes (Newcastle Upon Tyne, 1966), p. 2-3 (footnote p.23),, accessed: 18 July 2019

Additional comments:



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