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Record Number: 912


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Charles...seized the list [of prayers for the redemption of sinners] hopefully, and hooted with delight when he found: "For a family of four boys and one girl [namely his own family]."'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Between 1870 and 1900

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: London
specific address: 1 Canonbury Park North

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 Thomas

Age:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

Anglican

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

Family


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Aunt Lizzie

Title:

Persons for Whom our Prayers are Requested

Genre:

Other religious, Ephemera

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical, Religious magazine with blank pages for individual prayers

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned
Given by religious family member (Aunt Lizzie)


Source Information:

Record ID:

912

Source:

Print

Author:

M. V. Hughes

Editor:

n/a

Title:

A London Family: 1870-1900

Place of Publication:

London, New York, Toronto

Date of Publication:

1946

Vol:

n/a

Page:

81

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

M. V. Hughes, A London Family: 1870-1900 (London, New York, Toronto, 1946), p. 81, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=912, accessed: 18 August 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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