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Record 22966

Reading Experience:

Thurs 16 November 1848: 'Visited an invalid in hospital, conversed with her on her everlasting concern, read and expounded portions of Scripture applicable to her state of mind - concluded with a prayer - observed her much affected'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 16 Nov 1848
Country: off coast of England, in the English Channel
Time: morning
Place: other location: on a convict ship, English Channel, hospital
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:R.W. Gibbs
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Clergy (includes all denominations)
Occupation: clergyman
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: off coast of England, in the English Channel
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
female convict
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

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


Source Information:

Record ID: 22966  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: R.W. Gibbs
  Title: Journal
  Location: The National Archives, Kew, London
  Call no: HO 12 5/626
  Page/folio: n/a

Citation: R.W. Gibbs, Journal The National Archives, Kew, London, p. HO 12 5/626, p. n/a,, accessed: 21 January 2022

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