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Record 1165

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
witness statement in trial for theft/ receiving stolen goods: William de Roach: "In the middle of August I was in Pollard's Parlour, Pollard was reading the newspaper, he saw these things advertised and said 'they have got a good booty', I made answer, 'I think they have'."
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 10 Aug 1811 and 20 Aug 1811
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
specific address: John's-court, Handy-street, Oxford-street
location in dwelling: parlour
   
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:John Pollard
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1779
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: jeweller
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
William de Roach, another jeweller
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author:
Title: n/a
Genre: Ephemera
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 1165  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 30 October 1811, Trial of Richard Rippen and John Pollard (t18111030-93),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 30 October 1811, Trial of Richard Rippen and John Pollard (t18111030-93), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1165, accessed: 07 October 2022

Additional comments:

 

 

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