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Record 9870

Reading Experience:

'In the "Iris" of this day Dr M advertises the subjects of the two next lectures ...Montgomery [the editor] is very careful of what he says about the riots; a burnt child dreads the fire.' [Report on church charities noted from this issue of the 'Iris' appears on F 3 of the journal in the margin.]
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 1 May 1800
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Portobello, Sheffield
county: Yorkshire
location in dwelling: Home (he lives with Joseph Evans, his guardian and Presbyterian minister)
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:Joseph Hunter
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 6 Feb 1783
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: Apprentice in a Sheffield Warehouse: son of a Sheffield manufacturer
Religion: Presbyterian
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 Sheffield Iris
Genre: Politics, Science, Ephemera, Technology
Form of Text: Print: Advertisement, Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 9870  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Joseph Hunter
  Title: Journal, 1800
  Location: British Library
  Call no: ADD 24, 880
  Page/folio: 7

Citation: Joseph Hunter, Journal, 1800 British Library, p. ADD 24, 880, p. 7,, accessed: 11 August 2020

Additional comments:



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