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Record Number: 11114


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'She delighted in Singing, & Prayer, & reading the Scriptures, Particularly the 14 Chapter of John &c- this was a favourite Virse of hers, Arise my Soul arise, Shake off thy guilty fears, The bleeding Sacrifice in my behalf appears, Before thy throne my surety stands, my name is written on his hands'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1823 and 31 Dec 1824

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Preston
location in dwelling: Home

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:

Hannah Shaw

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

17 Jan 1803

Socio-Economic Group:

Labourer (non-agricultural)

Occupation:

Worked on the winding frames in a Preston factory until she became ill c.1823

Religion:

Methodist

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

Her father, Benjamin Shaw


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a]

Title:

Bible ['the Scriptures']

Genre:

Bible

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

11114

Source:

Print

Author:

Benjamin Shaw

Editor:

A. G. Crosby

Title:

The Family Records of Benjamin Shaw Mechanic ... 1772-1841

Place of Publication:

Stroud

Date of Publication:

1991

Vol:

n/a

Page:

92

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Benjamin Shaw, A. G. Crosby (ed.), The Family Records of Benjamin Shaw Mechanic ... 1772-1841 (Stroud, 1991), p. 92, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=11114, accessed: 03 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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