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Record 22970

Reading Experience:

Tues 27 Mar 1849 - Sat 31 Mar 1849: chaplain had accident on board ship, Matron reads Scriptures to convicts every morning and evening
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 27 Mar 1849 and 31 Mar 1849
Country: between England and Australia
Time: morning
Place: other location: on a convict ship
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:

Reader: anon
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: matron
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: between England and Australia
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
female convicts
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: 22970  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: R.W. Gibbs
  Title: Journal
  Location: The National Archives, Kew, London
  Call no: HO 12 5/626
  Page/folio: n/a

Citation: R.W. Gibbs, Journal The National Archives, Kew, London, p. HO 12 5/626, p. n/a,, accessed: 19 February 2020

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