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Record 24983

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
witness statement in trial for theft: William John Boden: 'Q. Where were you? A. In the parlour—the door was open—no one could have come in without my seeing them—I did not see Cotterill come in—I was reading a newspaper—it might be twenty minutes or half an hour before I missed the parcel—I had been up stairs in the meantime—my father came down before I went up.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 1 Sep 1843
Country: England
Time: morning
Place: city: London
specific address: Waterloo Road, Southwark
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:William John Boden
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: son of coach ironmonger
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: [newspaper]
Genre: Unknown
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 24983  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 27 April 2009), 18 Sept 1843, Trial of John Cotterill, Benjamin Boorn (t18430918-2804),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 27 April 2009), 18 Sept 1843, Trial of John Cotterill, Benjamin Boorn (t18430918-2804), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=24983, accessed: 21 September 2019

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