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Record 7396

Reading Experience:

'Once in each week we were required to commit to memory a rather large portion of "The Assembly's Catechism": this for a time gave me some trouble, which put me upon making several experiments in order to see whether I could not lessen it. After a failure or two, I hit upon a plan which fully answered my purpose: the time for repeating this lesson was Saturday morning...'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1802 and 31 Dec 1810
Country: England
Time: morning: Saturday mornings
Place: other location: School
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:Thomas Carter
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 5 Jul 1792
Socio-economic group: Labourer (non-agricultural)
Occupation: Son of soldier
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
School boys and teachers.
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: [unknown]
Title: The Assembly's Catechism
Genre: Other religious
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (institution library)
School copy


Source Information:

Record ID: 7396  
Source - Print  
  Author: Thomas Carter
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Memoirs of a Working Man
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1845
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 56
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Thomas Carter, Memoirs of a Working Man (London, 1845), p. 56,, accessed: 04 March 2024

Additional comments:



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