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Record Number: 550


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Finished Peveril of the Peak.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

12 Feb 1823

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

location in dwelling: home

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:

John Horrocks Ainsworth

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

8 Aug 1800

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

manager of a bleaching company

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:

Walter Scott

Title:

Peveril of the Peak

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

550

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

John Horrocks Ainsworth

Title:

Diary, 1823

Location:

Bolton Archives

Call No:

ZAH/4/3

Page/Folio:

22

Citation:

John Horrocks Ainsworth, Diary, 1823 Bolton Archives, p. ZAH/4/3, p. 22, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=550, accessed: 26 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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