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Record Number: 32824


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'A word or two before I turn in. Magrath (who is a veritable godsend to me in every way, Christian, cheery, brave and wise) is reading the Times and warming his toes before doing ditto.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

13 May 1918

Country:

Belgium

Time

n/anight

Place:

city: Poperinghe
specific address: Talbot House

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:

C. J. Magrath

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

12 Nov 1882

Socio-Economic Group:

Clergy (includes all denominations)

Occupation:

Teacher

Religion:

Church of England

Country of Origin:

Jersey

Country of Experience:

Belgium

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Title:

Times

Genre:

Reference / General works

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

32824

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:

139

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. 139, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=32824, accessed: 15 November 2019


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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