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Record 12190

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Reading Experience:

Inscribed in the book on the front free endpaper: This book belonged to my father William youngest son of John and Catherine Williams of Scorrier House in the year of our lord 1800. It was his favourite playbook when a boy, and he was particularly fond of the story of the starling, which he often quoted to me. It was given me by my mother in 1862 and was rebound in 1877. M.W. 20. Oct. 1877.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1800 and 31 Dec 1800
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Gwennap
county: Cornwall
specific address: Scorrier House
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:William Williams
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1791
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Banker and Mine adventurer
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: Poetical description of song birds
Genre: Poetry, Children's Lit
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


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