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Record Number: 12857


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Monday 26 October 'we are sailing this Morning 9 miles a hour if we go on at that rate we shall soone be ther i Don't care how soon, we get ther A child died today it is a verry serrous thing they sowe the body up in a rug then they get a plank and let the body go down the shool master Reed the furnell sevice'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

26 Oct 1863

Country:

At sea on voyage to Australia

Time

n/a

Place:

other location: on board Ship Ariadne

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

passive reactive unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

anon

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Clergy (includes all denominations)

Occupation:

Schoolmaster, acting as clergy on ship

Religion:

Church of England

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

At sea on voyage to Australia

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

passengers, including Maria Steley


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a]

Title:

[funeral service]

Genre:

Bible, Other religious

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

12857

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Maria Steley

Title:

Diary

Location:

State Library of Queensland

Call No:

Box 8721

Page/Folio:

13-14

Citation:

Maria Steley, Diary State Library of Queensland, p. Box 8721, p. 13-14, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=12857, accessed: 27 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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