Reading Experience Database

Basic Search

Advanced Search

Record 455

Reading Experience:

Monday 7th Buried poor Broome at 10 AM with all honours the General & staff attending the 40th [regiment] lending their Band - the Commodore was obliged to read the Burial Service as there was no Clergyman out here
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 7 Jan 1861
Country: New Zealand
Time: morning: 10am
Place: specific address: Waitara camp, near Taranaki
other location: army camp
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
passive in company unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reader:Frederick Beauchamp Paget Seymour
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1821
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: Commodore, Royal Navy
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: New Zealand
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
other members of Naval Brigade, soldiers etc
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Title: Church of England burial service
Genre: Sermon, Other religious
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 455  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Albert H. W. Battiscombe
  Title: Journal kept during the Maori War
  Location: Dorset Record Office
  Call no: D239/F14
  Page/folio: 120

Citation: Albert H. W. Battiscombe, Journal kept during the Maori War Dorset Record Office, p. D239/F14, p. 120,, accessed: 13 April 2024

Additional comments:



Reading Experience Database version 2.0.  Page updated: 27th Apr 2016  3:15pm (GMT)