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Record 17152

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'we learned Pinnock's Catechisms of History and Geography, and parsed sentences grammatically. For religious instruction we read portions of the Old Testament, and the Gospels, and Acts of the Apostles in a class every day, using Mrs Trimmer's "Selections"; and on Sundays we repeated the Collect and learned Watts's hymns, besides going through the Church Catechism. We also had Crossman's Catechism given us as an explanation of the Church Catechism'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1815 and 31 Dec 1825
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Newport
county: Isle of Wight
   
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:Elizabeth Missing Sewell
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1815
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: later writer
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Sarah Trimmer
Title: Abridgement of Scripture History, consisting of Lessons selected from the Old Testament, for the Use of Schools and Families
Genre: Bible, Other religious, Miscellany / Anthology
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: read in situ
school book

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 17152  
Source - Print  
  Author: Elizabeth Missing Sewell
  Editor: Eleanor L. Sewell
  Title: The Autobiogrphy of Elizabeth M. Sewell
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1907
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 10
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Elizabeth Missing Sewell, Eleanor L. Sewell (ed.), The Autobiogrphy of Elizabeth M. Sewell (London, 1907), p. 10, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=17152, accessed: 24 August 2019

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