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Record Number: 24977


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

witness statement in trial for theft: Catherine Stewart: 'I remember the night of Shrove Tuesday—he was at home with me that very night reading the newspaper—we went to bed about half-past eleven o'clock that night—he went to bed at that time—he had been at home the whole evening'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

8 Feb 1842

Country:

England

Time

evening

Place:

city: London, Hackney
specific address: 7 Jeffries Buildings, Westminster
location in dwelling

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:

William Keep

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1818

Socio-Economic Group:

Labourer (non-agricultural)

Occupation:

'criminal'

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:

Unknown

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

24977

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Author:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 27 April 2009), 4 Apr 1842, Trial of William Keep (t18420404-1306),

Citation:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 27 April 2009), 4 Apr 1842, Trial of William Keep (t18420404-1306), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=24977, accessed: 03 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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