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Record 24948

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Witness statement in trial for theft: Joseph Bird: 'last Monday week, the 29th of December, about half-past nine o'clock in the morning, I was reading the newspaper'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 29 Dec 1834
Country: England
Time: morning: 9:30am
Place: city: London
specific address: 4-5 Watling Street
other location: at work
   
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:Joseph Bird
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: warehouseman
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: unknown
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: [newspaper]
Genre: Unknown
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 24948  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 27 April 2009), 5 Jan 1835, Trial of Richard Combron (t18350105-388),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 27 April 2009), 5 Jan 1835, Trial of Richard Combron (t18350105-388), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=24948, accessed: 21 September 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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