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Reading Experience:

The book seems to have been used in an educational context, probably at home. Pencilled crosses, dates and slash marks in the margins and within the text at regular intervals, suggesting that Olive was learning by rote. No evidence of usage after p.35 (Reign of Henry VIII)
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1845 and 31 Dec 1845
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Pulborough
county: Sussex
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:Olive Heath
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Female
Date of Birth Mar 1832
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
Occupation: n/a
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: Preliminary lessons on the history of England
Genre: History
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


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