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Record Number: 11285


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'She rose about eight o'clock; and, before she came down stairs, read herself a chapter in the Bible or New Testament, and that with active attention, as she frequently made any thing which had struck her in reading it, the subject of remark when she came down'

Century:

1700-1799, 1800-1849

Date:

unknown

Country:

England

Time

morning: 8 am

Place:

specific address: Barton Lodge
location in dwelling: Upstairs - bedroom

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:

Mary Birch

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

1736

Socio-Economic Group:

Unknown/NA

Occupation:

n/a

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:

[n/a]

Title:

Bible

Genre:

Bible

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

11285

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

John W Birch

Title:

Letters written by the Late Mrs Birch of Barton Lodge in the ninety-ninth and hundredth years of her age

Place of Publication:

n/a

Date of Publication:

1837

Vol:

n/a

Page:

v-vi

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

John W Birch (ed.), Letters written by the Late Mrs Birch of Barton Lodge in the ninety-ninth and hundredth years of her age (1837), p. v-vi, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=11285, accessed: 03 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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