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Record 1946

Reading Experience:

Witness statement in trial for theft: Joseph Canes: "I was reading in the newspaper at the public house that a man was taken about some pictures, and one of the people said that was Mulberry's name. George Dufflet was drinking with us."
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 18 Apr 1822
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
specific address: Yorkshire Grey public house, Seven Dials
other location: public house
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:James Canes
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: carpenter
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
number of people in the pub, including George Dufflet, a shoemaker
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Title: n/a
Genre: Ephemera
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (other)
newspaper of the public house


Source Information:

Record ID: 1946  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (, 1 August 2006), 22 May 1822, Trial of Henry Turpin (t18220522-61),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (, 1 August 2006), 22 May 1822, Trial of Henry Turpin (t18220522-61),, accessed: 07 February 2023

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