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Record Number: 19890


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'My Landlady, who was really a Gentlewoman, and he [a Gentleman LP knew from Ireland], and I diverted away the Time with Ombre, Reading, and Pratling, very tolerably'

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

From: 1 Sep 1738

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Chester
specific address: an inn

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:

Laetitia Pilkington

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

1708

Socio-Economic Group:

Clergy (includes all denominations)

Occupation:

clergyman's wife

Religion:

Anglican

Country of Origin:

Ireland

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:

[unknown]

Genre:

Unknown

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

19890

Source:

Print

Author:

Laetitia Pilkington

Editor:

A.C. Elias

Title:

Mempirs of Laetitia Pilkington

Place of Publication:

Athens GA

Date of Publication:

1997

Vol:

I

Page:

129

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Laetitia Pilkington, A.C. Elias (ed.), Mempirs of Laetitia Pilkington (Athens GA, 1997), I, p. 129, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=19890, accessed: 30 June 2022


Additional Comments:

Date of birth 1708 or 1709.

   
   
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