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Record Number: 23138


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 ... [in the gaol in Monmouth] Conscience was there aroused from its long slumber. She met with a little book which recalled to her memory the instructions she had received from Lady E.K., and the feelings thus excited were, through the overruling power and grace of God, confirmed and strengthened'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

unknown

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Monmouth
other location: prison

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:

Amelia Roberts

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Servant

Occupation:

former servant, prisoner

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

n/a

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:

Other religious

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

borrowed (institution library)


Source Information:

Record ID:

23138

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:

13

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Matilda Wrench, Visits to female prisoners at home and abroad (London, 1852), p. 13, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=23138, accessed: 02 July 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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