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Record Number: 7346


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

?They [wife and child] had been at prayers, and were reading the Testament before retiring to rest?.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Mar 1817 and 31 Mar 1817

Country:

England

Time

evening

Place:

location in dwelling: family home

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

passive in company unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reading Group:

Samuel Bamford's wife and child

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder

Occupation:

Family of a Weaver

Religion:

Methodist

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

child


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a]

Title:

The Testament

Genre:

Bible

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

7346

Source:

Print

Author:

Samuel Bamford

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Passages in the life of a radical

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1844

Vol:

1

Page:

75

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Samuel Bamford, Passages in the life of a radical (London, 1844), 1, p. 75, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=7346, accessed: 26 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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