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Record Number: 15061


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

The Weekly Return of Lessons repeated by Prisoners at Reading Gaol from 25 May to 1 June 1850. (Report of the schoolmaster to the gaol chaplain). J.W.: 'Repeat the Collect and 23rd and 27th verse of 24th chapter of St Luke.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Between 25 May 1850 and 1 Jun 1850

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Reading
county: Berkshire
specific address: Reading Gaol
other location: in his cell

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:

J.W.

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Labourer (non-agricultural)

Occupation:

prisoner

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

borrowed (institution library)
prison issue Bible


Source Information:

Record ID:

15061

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Author:

Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain, I. Home District, Fourteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1850, XXVIII), p. 58,

Citation:

Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain, I. Home District, Fourteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1850, XXVIII), p. 58, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=15061, accessed: 07 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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