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Record 1963

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Witness statement in trial for theft: Francis Jobling: "I am the prosecutrix's mother. On the evening of the 28th of March, she went out; the prisoner and I were in the kitchen; after supper the prisoner read the newspaper, and then we both fell asleep."
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 28 Mar 1828
Country: England
Time: evening: around 7pm or 8pm
Place: city: London
specific address: Tabernacle-walk
location in dwelling: lodgings, kitchen
   
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:Elizabeth Harriet Guy
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1805
Socio-economic group: Labourer (non-agricultural)
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
maybe mother of landlady?
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author:
Title: n/a
Genre: Ephemera
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 1963  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 10 April 1828, Trial of Elizabeth Harriet Guy (t18280410-138),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 10 April 1828, Trial of Elizabeth Harriet Guy (t18280410-138), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1963, accessed: 07 October 2022

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