Reading Experience Database
1450-1945

Basic Search

Advanced Search

Record 24968

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
witness statement in trial for theft: Charles Blakeley Brown: 'On the 3rd of December, I read this advertisement in the "Times" newspaper—(looking at it)—in consequence of which I proceeded to the stables in Welbeck-street, and saw a stable boy—I then saw a man named Jem, who was dressed as a groom in mourning, all in black—I asked to look at the horse which was advertised in the "Times" of that morning, the bay gelding by Waterloo'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 3 Dec 1839
Country: England
Time: morning
Place: city: London
specific address: Curzon Street, Mayfair
location in dwelling
   
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:Charles Blakeley Brown
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: doctor
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: The Times
Genre: Ephemera
Form of Text: Print: Advertisement, Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 24968  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 27 April 2009), 6 Jan 1840, Trial of William Mowatt (t18400106-525),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 27 April 2009), 6 Jan 1840, Trial of William Mowatt (t18400106-525), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=24968, accessed: 16 September 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

Reading Experience Database version 2.0.  Page updated: 27th Apr 2016  3:15pm (GMT)