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Record 1680

Reading Experience:

Dorothy Wordsworth describes church service attended in London in letter to Mary Hutchinson, 5 May 1820: 'Tom and I went with [Mr Johnson] last Sunday but one to the opening of a handsome Chapel given by a Mr Watson to the National Society [for education of poor]. The B[isho]p of London preached, Mr Johnson read prayers, and Mr Wiliam Coleridge (who is appointed morning preacher) read the Communion Service. All the duty was admirably performed ... '
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 23 Apr 1820
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
specific address: Ely Place, London
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:William Coleridge
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Clergy (includes all denominations)
Occupation: Clergyman
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Dorothy Wordsworth Thomas Monkhouse William Wordsworth (nephew of Dorothy) William Johnson children Bishop of London
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Title: Communion Service
Genre: Other religious
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 1680  
Source - Print  
  Author: William and Dorothy Wordsworth
  Editor: Ernest De Selincourt
  Title: The Letters of William and Dorothy Wordsworth: The Middle Years Part Two
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1970
  Vol: 2
  Page: 579-80
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: William and Dorothy Wordsworth, Ernest De Selincourt (ed.), The Letters of William and Dorothy Wordsworth: The Middle Years Part Two (Oxford, 1970), 2, p. 579-80,, accessed: 27 January 2023

Additional comments:



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