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Record Number: 8432


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

?I read in the newspaper the day before yesterday an account of a lad brought up for not supporting his child. The father was fifteen or sixteen years old, the mother a year or two less, and the Grandmother of the child ? the girl?s mother ? appeared, who was twenty-nine years old and had fourteen children. This seems to me to be curious enough to be worth recording?'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

1 Sep 1845

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

n/a

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:

Charles Greville

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

2 Apr 1794

Socio-Economic Group:

Royalty / aristocracy

Occupation:

Civil servant and diarist

Religion:

Christian

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:

Title:

[newspaper]

Genre:

newspaper

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

8432

Source:

Print

Author:

Charles Greville

Editor:

Edward Pearce

Title:

The Diaries of Charles Greville

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

2006

Vol:

n/a

Page:

235

Additional Comments:

Diary entry dated 3 September 1845

Citation:

Charles Greville, Edward Pearce (ed.), The Diaries of Charles Greville (London, 2006), p. 235, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=8432, accessed: 27 February 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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