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Record Number: 22971


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Fri 19 Jan 1849: 'After service instructed a class of Bible readers - improving much'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

19 Jan 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:

Reading Group:

female convicts

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Labourer (non-agricultural)

Occupation:

convicts

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, chaplain R.W. Gibbs


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a]

Title:

Bible

Genre:

Bible

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

reading group


Source Information:

Record ID:

22971

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=22971, accessed: 07 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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