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Record Number: 24957


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Witness statement in trial for bigamy: Mrs Webb: 'after she was separated from her husband, she read in the newspaper about a marriage being illegal, in consequence of a person being married in a wrong name'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Aug 1836 and 14 May 1838

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: London

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:

Elizabeth Burden

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Unknown/NA

Occupation:

n/a

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:

[newspaper]

Genre:

Law

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

24957

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Author:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 27 April 2009), 14 May 1838, Trial of Elizabeth Burden (t18380514-1357),

Citation:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 27 April 2009), 14 May 1838, Trial of Elizabeth Burden (t18380514-1357), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=24957, accessed: 26 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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