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Record 7823

Reading Experience:

?Being now became a constant attendant of the gent?n ringers once or twice a week, I ? began to aspire towards ringing a longer peal, for w?ch purpose I wrote the changes out in figures with the rules & got a little old book called "Campanologia, or the Art of Change Ringing", w?ch within the insight I had now got into the mystery, I began to understand very well.?
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 1 Sep 1780 and 15 Sep 1780
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Salisbury
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:John Marsh
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 31 May 1752
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Musian / composer / gentleman
Religion: n/a
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: members of the Society of London Scholars, J.D. and C.M.
Title: Campanologia improved; or, the Art of ringing made easie
Genre: Crafts, Reference / General works
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 7823  
Source - Print  
  Author: John Marsh
  Editor: Brian Robins
  Title: The John Marsh Journals. The life and times of a gentleman composer (1752-1828)
  Place of Publication: New York
  Date of Publication: 1998
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 221
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: John Marsh, Brian Robins (ed.), The John Marsh Journals. The life and times of a gentleman composer (1752-1828) (New York, 1998), p. 221,, accessed: 30 May 2020

Additional comments:

DOB 11 June 1752 on Gregorian calendar



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