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Record 6222

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'In the even read the writings of a farm called Chillys in Mayfield, which was entailed to Mrs Virgoe's father and his heirs forever, but he cut the said entailment off and entailed it again to Mrs Virgoe and her heirs for ever after the death of her mother...
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 9 Mar 1756
Country: England
Time: evening: 'even'
Place: city: East Hoathly
county: Sussex
location in dwelling: home
   
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:Thomas Turner
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 9 Jun 1729
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: Shopkeeper
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author:
Title: n/a
Genre: Law
Form of Text: Manuscript: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 6222  
Source - Print  
  Author: Thomas Turner
  Editor: David Vaisey
  Title: The Diary of Thomas Turner
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1984
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 34
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Thomas Turner, David Vaisey (ed.), The Diary of Thomas Turner (Oxford, 1984), p. 34, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=6222, accessed: 17 April 2024

Additional comments:

 

 

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