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Record Number: 1082


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Witness statement in trial for burglary/ receiving stolen goods: Henry Ewer: "I am a shopman to Mr Dobree, Oxford-street... I found the watch answered to the description of one of the watches in Mr Seabrook's handbill, I stopped the watch and sent for an officer..."

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1811 and 31 Jan 1811

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: London
specific address: Oxford Street
other location: place of employment

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:

Henry Ewer

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Labourer (non-agricultural)

Occupation:

servant to pawnbroker

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:

n/a

Genre:

Ephemera

Form of Text:

Print: Handbill

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

1082

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Author:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 20 February 1811, Trial of Aaron Withers and William Freeland (t18110220-5),

Citation:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 20 February 1811, Trial of Aaron Withers and William Freeland (t18110220-5), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=1082, accessed: 26 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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