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Record 9917

Reading Experience:

'One wet Sunday morning we were all sitting round the table, reading in turn from the New Testament, this being my mother's substitute for Sunday school when she happened to be in a good temper.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 11 Feb 1872 and 31 Dec 1885
Country: England
Time: morning: Sunday morning
Place: city: Hope Woodlands
county: Derbyshire
specific address: Alport Farm
location in dwelling: Around the table
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:family of Hannah Mitchell
Age Unknown
Gender Unknown
Date of Birth 11 Feb 1871
Socio-economic group: Labourer (agricultural)
Occupation: daughter of farm labourer, later a suffragette
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Members of the Mitchell family took turns to read to each other from the text
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

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


Source Information:

Record ID: 9917  
Source - Print  
  Author: Hannah Mitchell
  Editor: Geoffrey Mitchell
  Title: The Hard Way Up
  Place of Publication: England
  Date of Publication: 1968
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 51
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Hannah Mitchell, Geoffrey Mitchell (ed.), The Hard Way Up (England, 1968), p. 51,, accessed: 16 February 2020

Additional comments:



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