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Record 26028

Reading Experience:

'The meeting at the Lawn on Dec 9 1901 was devoted to the life & works of Moore & Hood. F.J. Edminson read a paper on their works and Miss Goadby one entitled Reminiscences of Moore. Mr Goadby read The Demon Sleep [?] and Nellie Gray, Mrs Edminson the Song of the Shirt & Mrs Rawlings selections from Lalla Rookh.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 9 Dec 1901
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Reading
specific address: the Lawn, Upper Redlands Rd
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:Frederick J. Edminson
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1860
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: n/a
Religion: Quaker or associated with the Friends
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Members of the XII Book Club
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Frederick Edminson
Title: [Paper on Thomas Moore and Thomas Hood]
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Manuscript: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 26028  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Alfred Rawlings
  Title: XII Book Club Minute Book, Vol. 1 (1895-1915)
  Location: Private Collection
  Call no: n/a
  Page/folio: 65

Citation: Alfred Rawlings, XII Book Club Minute Book, Vol. 1 (1895-1915) Private Collection, p. n/a, p. 65,, accessed: 28 May 2024

Additional comments:

Material by kind permission of the XII Book Club. For further information and permission to quote this source, contact the Reading Experience Database (



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