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Record 173

Reading Experience:

'They likewise read, occasionally, a variety of other books unconnected with such subjects [religion]... Although the parish consists wholly of the poorer ranks of society, newspapers are very generally read and attended to.'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 1791 and 1799
Country: Scotland
Time: n/a
Place: city: Auchterderran, Fife
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:the people of Auchterderran, Fife
Age Unknown
Gender Unknown
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Labourer (non-agricultural)
'the poorer ranks of society'
Occupation: labourers and poor people
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: Scotland
Country of experience: Scotland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Title: [newspapers]
Genre: Other religious
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 173  
Source - Print  
  Author: John Sinclair
  Editor: n/a
  Title: The Statistical Account of Scotland
  Place of Publication: Edinburgh
  Date of Publication: 1791-99
  Vol: n/a
  Page: Vol. I, pp.456-7
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: John Sinclair, The Statistical Account of Scotland (Edinburgh, 1791-99), p. Vol. I, pp.456-7,, accessed: 25 February 2024

Additional comments:



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