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Record Number: 9917


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'One wet Sunday morning we were all sitting round the table, reading in turn from the New Testament, this being my mother's substitute for Sunday school when she happened to be in a good temper.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Between 11 Feb 1872 and 31 Dec 1885

Country:

England

Time

morning: Sunday morning

Place:

city: Hope Woodlands
county: Derbyshire
specific address: Alport Farm
location in dwelling: Around the table

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:

Reading Group:

family of Hannah Mitchell

Age:

Unknown

Gender:

Unknown

Date of Birth:

11 Feb 1871

Socio-Economic Group:

Labourer (agricultural)

Occupation:

daughter of farm labourer, later a suffragette

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

Members of the Mitchell family took turns to read to each other from the text


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

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

9917

Source:

Print

Author:

Hannah Mitchell

Editor:

Geoffrey Mitchell

Title:

The Hard Way Up

Place of Publication:

England

Date of Publication:

1968

Vol:

n/a

Page:

51

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Hannah Mitchell, Geoffrey Mitchell (ed.), The Hard Way Up (England, 1968), p. 51, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=9917, accessed: 03 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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