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Record Number: 7394


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Carter describes exam he was forced to undertake to be admitted to the school which was supported by a congregation of Protestant Dissenters: 'it was required of the applicants for admission that they should be able to read in the New Testament to the satisfaction of the managing committee...I obeyed this dread mandate with much trepidation, but was enabled to do it so as to escape censure.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Dec 1801 and 28 Feb 1802

Country:

England

Time

daytime

Place:

other location: School

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

solitary reactive unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

Thomas Carter

Age:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

5 Jul 1792

Socio-Economic Group:

Labourer (non-agricultural)

Occupation:

Son of soldier

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

Schoolmaster, a Dissenting Minister and other authority figures at the school.


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a]

Title:

New Testament

Genre:

Bible

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

borrowed (institution library)
School library


Source Information:

Record ID:

7394

Source:

Print

Author:

Thomas Carter

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Memoirs of a Working Man

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1845

Vol:

n/a

Page:

44-6

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Thomas Carter, Memoirs of a Working Man (London, 1845), p. 44-6, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=7394, accessed: 27 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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