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Record 29186

Reading Experience:

'A scene was then read from The Lamentable Tragedy of Arden of Faversham T. C. Elliot taking the part of Arden[.] S A Reynolds was Franklin & Geo Burrow Michael.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 8 May 1928
Country: England
Time: evening
Place: city: Reading
county: Berkshire
specific address: Mark Ash
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:Sylvanus Reynolds
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1863
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Chartered accountant with own practice
Religion: Quaker or associated with the Friends
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Members of XII Book Club
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: anon
Title: Arden of Faversham
Genre: Drama
Form of Text:
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 29186  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Howard Smith
  Title: XII Book Club Minute Book, Vol. 2 (1915-31)
  Location: private collection
  Call no: n/a
  Page/folio: 178

Citation: Howard Smith , XII Book Club Minute Book, Vol. 2 (1915-31)  private collection , p. 178,, accessed: 01 June 2023

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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