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Record 1557

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Evidence of Abel Heywood to Select Committee considering abolition of newspaper stamps: "I take home the 'Family Herald', and read it with a great deal of pleasure, and it is read by every member of my family"
Century: 1800-1849, 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Jan 1843 and 31 Dec 1850
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Manchester
location in dwelling: at home
   
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:Heywood family
Age Unknown
Gender Unknown
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: father/husband general publisher and newspaper agent
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author:
Title: Family Herald
Genre: Fiction, Ephemera
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 1557  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Parliamentary Papers, Select Committee on Newspaper Stamps [Commons] 1851 (facsimile edition, Irish University Press, Shannon, 1969), p. 377,

Citation: Parliamentary Papers, Select Committee on Newspaper Stamps [Commons] 1851 (facsimile edition, Irish University Press, Shannon, 1969), p. 377, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1557, accessed: 30 September 2022

Additional comments:

 

 

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