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Record 22964

Reading Experience:

15 Oct 1855 Meeting Minutes: Report from Elizabeth Fry Refuge - 'One of them Eliza Salmon was a Roman Catholic and has often told the Matron that until she came to this Refuge she never had opened a Bible: she now tells her in a letter that she reads the scriptures daily, and will never go to a Priest again.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Jan 1855 and 15 Oct 1855
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London, Hackney
location in dwelling
other location: refuge
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:Eliza Salmon
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Labourer (non-agricultural)
Occupation: unknown
Religion: Catholic
Country of origin: unknown
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: [n/a]
Title: Bible
Genre: Bible
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 22964  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: n/a
  Title: Quaterly Committee Minutes
  Location: Hackney Archives
  Call no: D/ S/ 58/ 3 /2
  Page/folio: n/a

Citation: British Ladies Society for Promoting the Reformation of Female Prisoners, Quaterly Committee Minutes Hackney Archives, p. D/ S/ 58/ 3 /2, p. n/a,, accessed: 19 February 2020

Additional comments:



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