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Record 1904

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Witness statements in trial for theft: George Baverstock: "I keep the Angel and Crown public house, opposite Whitechapel church; I have kept it thirteen years -I know the prisoner [Albin] well; he used to come often to read the Times newspaper"
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1819 and 21 Apr 1819
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
specific address: Crown and Anchor public house, opposite Whitechapel church
other location: poublic house
   
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:Nicholas Benigne Ablin
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1787
Socio-economic group: Labourer (non-agricultural)
Occupation: sorter at post office
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: The Times
Genre: Ephemera
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (other)
newspaper of the public house

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 1904  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 21 April 1819, Trial of Nicholas Benigne Ablin (t18190421-45),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 21 April 1819, Trial of Nicholas Benigne Ablin (t18190421-45), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1904, accessed: 07 October 2022

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