Switch to English Switch to French

The Open University  |   Study at the OU  |   About the OU  |   Research at the OU  |   Search the OU

Listen to this page  |   Accessibility

the experience of reading in Britain, from 1450 to 1945...

Reading Experience Database UK Historical image of readers
  RED International Logo

RED Australia logo


RED Canada logo
RED Netherlands logo
RED New Zealand logo

Record Number: 22966


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Thurs 16 November 1848: 'Visited an invalid in hospital, conversed with her on her everlasting concern, read and expounded portions of Scripture applicable to her state of mind - concluded with a prayer - observed her much affected'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

16 Nov 1848

Country:

off coast of England, in the English Channel

Time

morning

Place:

other location: on a convict ship, English Channel, hospital

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

solitary reactive unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

R.W. Gibbs

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Clergy (includes all denominations)

Occupation:

clergyman

Religion:

Church of England

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

off coast of England, in the English Channel

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

female convict


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:

22966

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

R.W. Gibbs

Title:

Journal

Location:

The National Archives, Kew, London

Call No:

HO 12 5/626

Page/Folio:

n/a

Citation:

R.W. Gibbs, Journal The National Archives, Kew, London, p. HO 12 5/626, p. n/a, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=22966, accessed: 07 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
Green Turtle Web Design