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Record Number: 24986


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

witness statement in trial for theft: Esther Lane: 'she had had half a pint of beer, and been reading the newspaper'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

2 Nov 1843

Country:

England

Time

afternoon

Place:

city: London
specific address: Newington Crescent
other location: beer-stop

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:

Jane Barnett

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Labourer (non-agricultural)

Occupation:

washerwoman

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:

24986

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Author:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 27 April 2009), 27 Nov 1843, Trial of Jane Barnett (t18431127-150),

Citation:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 27 April 2009), 27 Nov 1843, Trial of Jane Barnett (t18431127-150), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=24986, accessed: 02 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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