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Record 19890

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'My Landlady, who was really a Gentlewoman, and he [a Gentleman LP knew from Ireland], and I diverted away the Time with Ombre, Reading, and Pratling, very tolerably'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: From: 1 Sep 1738
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Chester
specific address: an inn
   
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:Laetitia Pilkington
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1708
Socio-economic group: Clergy (includes all denominations)
Occupation: clergyman's wife
Religion: Anglican
Country of origin: Ireland
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [unknown]
Title: [unknown]
Genre: Unknown
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 19890  
Source - Print  
  Author: Laetitia Pilkington
  Editor: A.C. Elias
  Title: Mempirs of Laetitia Pilkington
  Place of Publication: Athens GA
  Date of Publication: 1997
  Vol: I
  Page: 129
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Laetitia Pilkington, A.C. Elias (ed.), Mempirs of Laetitia Pilkington (Athens GA, 1997), I, p. 129, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=19890, accessed: 24 April 2024

Additional comments:

Date of birth 1708 or 1709.

 

 

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