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Record 15081

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
The Weekly Return of Lessons repeated by Prisoners at Reading Gaol from 25 May to 1 June 1850. (Report of the schoolmaster to the gaol chaplain). W.G.: 'Repeat the Collect and 2nd, 3rd and 4th chapters of St Matthew.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 25 May 1850 and 1 Jun 1850
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Reading
county: Berkshire
specific address: Reading Gaol
other location: in his cell
   
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:W.G.
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Labourer (non-agricultural)
Occupation: prisoner
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [n/a]
Title: Bible
Genre: Bible
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (institution library)
prison issue Bible

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 15081  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain, I. Home District, Fourteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1850, XXVIII), p. 59,

Citation: Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain, I. Home District, Fourteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1850, XXVIII), p. 59, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=15081, accessed: 21 September 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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