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Record Number: 32818


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'What with slumber, sandwiches and a copy of the Scotsman secured by the canny guard of our train from one proceeding in the contrary direction—the trains were apparently stopped opposite one another for this very purpose—the day passed placidly.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

30 Jun 1916

Country:

Scotland

Time

daytime

Place:

city: Perth
other location: On-board train

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:

Philip Thomas Byard Clayton

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

12 Dec 1885

Socio-Economic Group:

Clergy (includes all denominations)

Occupation:

Chaplain Fourth Class, 16th Infantry Brigade

Religion:

Church of England

Country of Origin:

Australia

Country of Experience:

Scotland

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Title:

Scotsman

Genre:

Reference / General works

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

32818

Source:

Print

Author:

P. B. Clayton

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Letters From Flanders: Some War-Time Letters of the Rev. P. B. Clayton (Tubby) to His Mother

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1933

Vol:

n/a

Page:

73

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

P. B. Clayton, Letters From Flanders: Some War-Time Letters of the Rev. P. B. Clayton (Tubby) to His Mother, (London, 1933), p. 73, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=32818, accessed: 16 November 2019


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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