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Record 5153

Reading Experience:

'At church twice today as usual; the Parson at his work amongst the children, armed with a huge octavo which he called Archbishop Secker's Lectures on the Church Catechism which he fired off to the confusion of the understanding of the children... If he be not tired, I know I am with hearing him.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 3 Sep 1826
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: other location: church
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:'The Parson'
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Clergy (includes all denominations)
Occupation: Parson, South Cave, Yorkshire
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: unknown
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Robert Sharp and others
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Thomas Secker
Title: Lectures on the Catechism of the Church of England
Genre: Other religious
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 5153  
Source - Print  
  Author: Robert Sharp
  Editor: J. E. Crowther
  Title: The Diary of Robert Sharp of South Cave
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1997
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 62
  Additional comments: and ed P A Crowther

Citation: Robert Sharp, J. E. Crowther (ed.), The Diary of Robert Sharp of South Cave (Oxford, 1997), p. 62,, accessed: 27 February 2024

Additional comments:



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