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Record 12075

Reading Experience:

'Abraham Austin, carpenter and joiner, examined. I saw James... on Sunday morning again at my house, when he read the newspaper aloud about the murder and other things...'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 23 Feb 1845
Country: England
Time: morning
Place: city: London
specific address: 31 Princes-street, Portman-market
location in dwelling
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary reactive unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reader:James Hocker
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Labourer (non-agricultural)
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Abraham Austin, and others?
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: [n/a]
Title: Lloyd's Weekly London News
Genre: Law, Ephemera
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: 23 February 1845
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 12075  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: n/a
  Title: The Times
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 4 March 1845
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 6
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: The Times (London, 4 March 1845), p. 6,, accessed: 25 February 2020

Additional comments:

Article published in 'Lloyd's Weekly London News' on the Sunday claims that the paper read was 'Lloyd's Weekly London News'



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