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Record 6607

Reading Experience:

'My uncle and some others were subscribers to The Weekly Dispatch, each of the subscribers agreeing as to the time and days they were to have the paper read.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1830 and 31 Dec 1839
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: South Mimms
county: Hertfordshire
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:

Reading Group:villagers of South Mimms
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
The villagers in this reading group may have read the 'Weekly Dispatch' to each other as well as reading the newspaper alone. The evidence suggests this may have been the case, but it is unclear.
Additional comments: reading group to which uncle of William Tinsley belonged


Text Being Read:

Author: [n/a]
Title: The Weekly Dispatch
Genre: Ephemera, Reference / General works
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: reading group


Source Information:

Record ID: 6607  
Source - Print  
  Author: William Tinsley
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Random recollections of an old publisher
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1900
  Vol: 1
  Page: 10
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: William Tinsley, Random recollections of an old publisher (London, 1900), 1, p. 10,, accessed: 25 February 2020

Additional comments:



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