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Record Number: 23146


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Mary Joy was convicted in July, 1834. From the period of her conviction, her mind seems to have been exercised with a sense of her sinful state; and she frequently said, she had never forgotten the impression she felt on hearing the Eighty-eighth Psalm read immediately on her return to the prison after her trial.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jul 1834 and 31 Jul 1834

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: London
specific address: Newgate Gaol
other location: prison

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:

Listener:

Mary Joy

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Labourer (non-agricultural)

Occupation:

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:

[n/a]

Title:

Bible (Psalms)

Genre:

Bible

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

23146

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:

17

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Matilda Wrench, Visits to female prisoners at home and abroad (London, 1852), p. 17, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=23146, accessed: 27 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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