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Record 7346

Reading Experience:

?They [wife and child] had been at prayers, and were reading the Testament before retiring to rest?.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Mar 1817 and 31 Mar 1817
Country: England
Time: evening
Place: location in dwelling: family home
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
passive in company unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reading Group:Samuel Bamford's wife and child
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: Family of a Weaver
Religion: Methodist
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: [n/a]
Title: The Testament
Genre: Bible
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 7346  
Source - Print  
  Author: Samuel Bamford
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Passages in the life of a radical
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1844
  Vol: 1
  Page: 75
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Samuel Bamford, Passages in the life of a radical (London, 1844), 1, p. 75,, accessed: 18 February 2020

Additional comments:



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