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Record 1166

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
witness statement in trial for theft/ receiving stolen goods: William de Roach: "Then the week following Mrs Rippen came down several times and asked what such stones and such ear-rings were worth. Then after she came down and made these enquiries, then Pollard sent for the same newspaper, and on his reading the same paper, she said, 'I think these things are upstairs'."
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, and neighbour, Mrs Rippen
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: 1166  
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=1166, accessed: 24 September 2022

Additional comments:

 

 

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