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Record Number: 23150


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Mary Joy was convicted in July, 1834 ... She remained in Newgate till the month of January, when a pardon was obtained for her; and she removed to a very humble lodging, where she was under the care of a sister. Here, though exposed to fresh trials, she was also peculiarly favoured by the constant visits of a lady, who read the Scriptures to her and was in every way her comforter and friend.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1835 and 10 May 1835

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: London
location in dwelling

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:

Unknown/NA

Occupation:

lady prison visitor

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

n/a

Country of Experience:

England

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

Mary Joy (former prisoner)


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:

23150

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:

18

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Matilda Wrench, Visits to female prisoners at home and abroad (London, 1852), p. 18, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=23150, accessed: 03 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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