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Record 25420

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Witness statement in trial for theft: Henry Childs: 'Turner sat down, and fell asleep—Grimes sat near him, and seemed asleep too—Collins was on the other side of the shop, reading a newspaper—I was obliged to go up stairs for hot water'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 1 Dec 1847
Country: England
Time: morning
Place: city: London
specific address: White Lion Passage
other location: hair-dresser shop
   
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:Thomas Collins
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1828
Socio-economic group: Labourer (non-agricultural)
Occupation: 'criminal'
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: 25420  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 30 April 2009), 13 Dec 1847, Trial of Thomas Collins, Joseph Grimes (t18471213-355),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 30 April 2009), 13 Dec 1847, Trial of Thomas Collins, Joseph Grimes (t18471213-355), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=25420, accessed: 17 September 2019

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