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Record Number: 4954


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

I read very seldom indeed having in the first place but very little time for it... and in the second place, Mr & Mrs A. having never offered to lend me any books except an Encyclopaedia, which is not an every day kind of reading. [Editor notes that she records reading 'the whole' of No I of vol II 'at various intervals'].

Century:

1700-1799, 1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Feb 1813 and 31 Feb 1813

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

specific address: High Royd
other location: place of employment

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:

Ellen Weeton

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

1776

Socio-Economic Group:

Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

David Brewster

Title:

The Edinburgh Encyclopaedia, Conducted by D. Brews

Genre:

Geography / Travel, Reference / General works

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

4954

Source:

Print

Author:

Ellen Weeton

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Miss Weeton's Journal of a Governess

Place of Publication:

Whitstable

Date of Publication:

1969

Vol:

2

Page:

79, 82

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Ellen Weeton, Miss Weeton's Journal of a Governess (Whitstable, 1969), 2, p. 79, 82, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=4954, accessed: 13 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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