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Record Number: 1066


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Witness statement in trial of Sarah Evans for murder Thomas Aris: "The first thing I heard of the child being drowned, I saw it in the paper, saying, the child of Sarah Evans. On Tuesday the 16th, I think it was the 'Daily Advertiser', and seeing Sarah Evans in the paper..."

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

16 May 1813

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

n/a

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:

Thomas Aris

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Formerly Governor of House of Correction

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

n/a

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Title:

Daily Advertiser

Genre:

Ephemera

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

1066

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Author:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 7 April 1813, Trial of Sarah Evans (t18130407-23),

Citation:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 7 April 1813, Trial of Sarah Evans (t18130407-23), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=1066, accessed: 03 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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