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Record 1980

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Witness statement in trial for theft: William Owens: "I saw him [Peacock] at our house on Saturday evening the 6th of March... I know it was the 6th of March from my subpoenae -the person who subpoenaed me mentioned the 6th of March and I know it by going to the Times newspaper, which I had."
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 6 Mar 1830
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
specific address: the Sun and Last, Newgate Market
location in dwelling: his lodgings
other location: public 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:William Owens
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: publican landlord
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: owned
the newspaper he takes in for customers of public house

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 1980  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 15 April 1830, Trial of William Peacock, William Simpson and George Tanner (t18300415-230),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 15 April 1830, Trial of William Peacock, William Simpson and George Tanner (t18300415-230), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1980, accessed: 20 January 2022

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