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Record Number: 22970


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Tues 27 Mar 1849 - Sat 31 Mar 1849: chaplain had accident on board ship, Matron reads Scriptures to convicts every morning and evening

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 27 Mar 1849 and 31 Mar 1849

Country:

between England and Australia

Time

morning

Place:

other location: on a convict ship

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:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder

Occupation:

matron

Religion:

Church of England

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

between England and Australia

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

female convicts


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a]

Title:

Bible

Genre:

Bible

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

22970

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=22970, accessed: 28 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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