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Record 12857

Reading Experience:

Monday 26 October 'we are sailing this Morning 9 miles a hour if we go on at that rate we shall soone be ther i Don't care how soon, we get ther A child died today it is a verry serrous thing they sowe the body up in a rug then they get a plank and let the body go down the shool master Reed the furnell sevice'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 26 Oct 1863
Country: At sea on voyage to Australia
Time: n/a
Place: other location: on board Ship Ariadne
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
passive reactive unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Clergy (includes all denominations)
Occupation: Schoolmaster, acting as clergy on ship
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: At sea on voyage to Australia
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
passengers, including Maria Steley
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: [n/a]
Title: [funeral service]
Genre: Bible, Other religious
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 12857  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Maria Steley
  Title: Diary
  Location: State Library of Queensland
  Call no: Box 8721
  Page/folio: 13-14

Citation: Maria Steley, Diary State Library of Queensland, p. Box 8721, p. 13-14,, accessed: 16 February 2020

Additional comments:



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