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Record Number: 23134


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'The following particulars relating to a poor woman named Amelia Roberts, who has hanged for robbing her master's house, are so instructive both to masters and servants... The facts stated were communicated by her to two of the ladies of the Newgate Association who visited her ... she then went into the family of Lady E.K., who, being a woman of exemplary piety herself, laboured for the good of her servants also ... the private instructions of her mistress, who would at times sit and read to her while working at her needle, were at length blessed so far that she became sensible of the value of her soul'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

unknown

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

location in dwelling

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:

Lady E.K.

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

n/a

Country of Experience:

England

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

servant, Amelia Roberts


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[unknown]

Title:

[Bible probably]

Genre:

Bible

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

23134

Source:

Print

Author:

Matilda Wrench

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Visits to female prisoners at home and abroad

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1852

Vol:

n/a

Page:

9

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Matilda Wrench, Visits to female prisoners at home and abroad (London, 1852), p. 9, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=23134, accessed: 04 July 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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