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Record Number: 11527


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'My father took me to see them sold up. He must have been off work again, foundry work was little better than casual labour then. The auctioneer's man had taken the two halves of the sash window out. On the wall by the window was written in chalk: "Owing to Arrears of Rent and by Order of the Landlord. Sale this day at 2.30".'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

unknown

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: St Helens
county: Lancashire
other location: outside the house of his friend

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:

Joseph Stamper

Age:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

14 Oct 1886

Socio-Economic Group:

Labourer (non-agricultural)

Occupation:

son of ironmoulder

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[unknown]

Title:

[notice]

Genre:

Ephemera

Form of Text:

Manuscript: Graffito

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

read in situ


Source Information:

Record ID:

11527

Source:

Print

Author:

Joseph Stamper

Editor:

n/a

Title:

So long ago

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1960

Vol:

n/a

Page:

51

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Joseph Stamper, So long ago (London, 1960), p. 51, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=11527, accessed: 30 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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