Reading Experience Database
1450-1945

Listing for Author: Harrison Ainsworth

 

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Century of ExperienceEvidenceName of Reader / Listener / Reading GroupAuthor of TextTitle of TextForm of Text
 
1800-1849
1850-1899
Henry Mayhew interviews a 'vagrant' of 18 years of age: "Of a night ...we'd read stories about Jack Sheppard and Di...anon William Harrison AinsworthJack SheppardPrint: Book
1800-1849
1850-1899
Henry Mayhew interviews a 'vagrant' of 18 years of age: "Of a night ...we'd read stories about Jack Sheppard and Di...anon William Harrison AinsworthRookwoodPrint: Book
1800-1849
1850-1899
Henry Mayhew interviews a boy of 16, a vagrant and inmate of a casual ward of a London workhouse: "My father had no...anon William Harrison AinsworthWindsor CastlePrint: Book, Serial / periodical, unsure if penny numbers or book
1800-1849
1850-1899
Henry Mayhew interviews a boy of 16, a vagrant and inmate of a casual ward of a London workhouse: "My father had no...anon William Harrison AinsworthThe Tower of LondonPrint: Book, Serial / periodical, unsure if penny numbers or book
1850-1899Henry Mayhew interviews a boy of 17, an inmate of a London workhouse: "I've read 'Jack Sheppard' through, in three ...anon William Harrison AinsworthJack SheppardPrint: Book
1850-1899Henry Mayhew interviews a 'London sneak or common thief': "On Sunday evenings the only books read were such as 'Jac...anon William Harrison AinsworthJack SheppardPrint: Book
1850-1899Henry Mayhew interviews a 'London sneak or common thief': "On Sunday evenings the only books read were such as 'Jac...anon William Harrison AinsworthRookwoodPrint: Book
1800-1849Henry Mayhew holds meeting with a group of the lowest class of male juvenile thieves and vagabonds; during the meeting...anon William Harrison AinsworthJack SheppardPrint: Book, Serial / periodical, either in penny numbers or as volume
1800-1849Henry Mayhew holds meeting with a group of the lowest class of male juvenile thieves and vagabonds; during the meeting...anon William Harrison AinsworthRookwoodPrint: Book, Serial / periodical, either in penny numbers or as volume
1800-1849Henry Mayhew holds meeting with a group of the lowest class of male juvenile thieves and vagabonds; during the meeting...group of London thievesWilliam Harrison AinsworthJack SheppardPrint: Book, Serial / periodical, either as penny numbers or in volume
1800-1849Statement of a juvenile offender: "I have been twice in prison. I was only in Liverpool two days. I came from Manch...H.T. William Harrison AinsworthJack SheppardPrint: Book, Serial / periodical, read as numbers or volume?
1800-1849Statement of a juvenile offender: "I have been five times in prison. I have been as the Sanspareil and at all the t...T.A William Harrison AinsworthJack SheppardPrint: Book
1800-1849Statement of a juvenile offender: "I came from Manchester to the races. I was taken into custody when I had only be...G.G. William Harrison AinsworthJack SheppardPrint: Book
1800-1849Statement of a juvenile offender: "I have been three times in prison and once discharged. I have been at the Sanspa...J.M. William Harrison AinsworthJack SheppardPrint: Book
1800-1849Statement of a juvenile offender: "I was never in prison before. I have been twice discharged, and am now waiting f...William Harrison AinsworthJack SheppardPrint: Book
1800-1849Statement of a juvenile offender: "I have been nine times in prison and once discharged, and am now waiting trial.....T.E. William Harrison AinsworthJack SheppardPrint: Book
1800-1849Statement of juvenile offender: "I have been six times in prison and four times discharged, and am now waiting tria...M.F. William Harrison AinsworthJack SheppardPrint: Book
1800-1849Statement of juvenile offender: "I have been twice in prison and am now waiting trial... I have seen 'Jack Sheppard...A.L. William Harrison AinsworthJack SheppardPrint: Book, Serial / periodical, not sure if penny parts or volume
1800-1849Statement of juvenile offender: "I have been six times in prison, and four times discharged... Never saw 'Jack Shep...J.F. William Harrison AinsworthJack SheppardPrint: Book, Serial / periodical, not sure if penny parts or volume
1800-1849Statement of juvenile offender: "I have been four times in prison and twice discharged... I never saw Jack Sheppard...William Harrison AinsworthJack SheppardPrint: Book, Serial / periodical, not sure if penny parts or volume
1800-1849Statement of juvenile offender: "I never was in prison before. I have been at the Sanspareil, and at all the other ...E.B. William Harrison AinsworthJack SheppardPrint: Book, Serial / periodical, not sure if penny parts or volume
1800-1849Statement of juvenile offender: "I never was in prison before. I was taken into custody for attempting to rob my ma...J.H. William Harrison AinsworthJack SheppardPrint: Book, Serial / periodical, not sure if penny parts or volume
1800-1849Statement of juvenile offender: "I thought this 'Jack Sheppard' was a clever fellow for making his escape and robbi...J.L. William Harrison AinsworthJack SheppardPrint: Book
1800-1849Statement of juvenile offender: "When I left school I went to Mr Banks, bookseller, two years. I had good opportuni...J.H. William Harrison AinsworthJack SheppardPrint: Book
1900-1945'During these early years [Daphne du Maurier] filled her head with tales of adventure, romances, histories and popular...Daphne du Maurier William Harrison AinsworthOld St Paul'sPrint: Book
1850-1899'"In my childhood, I never met another who could not read", [H.M. Tomlinson] recalled. "Some of them could be so excit...H.M. Tomlinson William Harrison AinsworthRookwoodPrint: Book
1900-1945[List of books read in 1943, in diary for 1943]: 'The Farthing Spinster; Guy Mannering; Whereas I was Blind; And So t...Hilary Spalding Harrison AinsworthOld Saint Paul'sPrint: Book
1900-1945[List of books read in 1943, in diary for 1943]: 'The Farthing Spinster; Guy Mannering; Whereas I was Blind; And So t...Hilary Spalding Harrison AinsworthTower of London, ThePrint: Book
1800-1849'I pursued a similar plan with others of the magazines whenever I got a chance, especially "Bentley's Miscellany", whi...James Glass Bertram William Harrison AinsworthJack SheppardPrint: Serial / periodical
1850-1899'By the age of ten he had gone through E.W. Lane's three-volume translation of "The Book of the Thousand Nights and On...William Somerset Maugham William Harrison Ainsworth[works]Print: Book
1850-1899 'Laura, who by this time was reading "Old St Paul's" at home, simply romped through this Little-Go'Laura Thompson William Harrison AinsworthOld St Paul'sPrint: Book
1800-1849'I should have written to you to-day to thank you for your flattering and kind-hearted mention of myself in the new Pr...Charles Dickens William Harrison AinsworthRookwoodPrint: Book
1800-1849'Three weeks of sickness, sleepness nights, and dismal days: and the "light" reading that I have been devouring I find...John Mitchel William Harrison AinsworthWindsor CastlePrint: Book
1850-1899.'.. poor old Jack Sheppard. I doubt not Ainsworth meant to be moral.'Robert Louis Stevenson Harrison AinsworthJack SheppardPrint: Book
1800-1849Mary Russell Mitford to Elizabeth Barrett, 30 January 1840: 'I have been reading "Jack Sheppard," and have been str...Mary Russell Mitford William Harrison AinsworthJack Sheppard: A RomancePrint: Book
1800-1849Tuesday, 17 October 1826: 'Read over Sir John Chiverton and Brambletye House, novels in what I may surely claim as ...Walter Scott Harrison AinsworthSir John ChivertonPrint: Book
1900-1945Transcript of interview: 'And another one that I loved was when I had mumps and was in the san which had a very small ...Hilary Spalding Harrison AinsworthPrint: Book
1900-1945Books read by William Lygon, seventh Earl Beauchamp (politician, 1872-1938) to his daughters Lettice (1906-73) and Sib...William Lygon, seventh Earl Beauchamp William Harrison AinsworthBoscobel Print: Book
1850-1899[between journal entries for 20 October and 1 November 1879] 'Lady Charlotte had now for the moment deserted Shakespea...Lady Charlotte Schreiber Harrison AinsworthSouth Sea BubblePrint: Book
1850-1899'I was never forbidden but once in my life to read any book, and that was by my stupid governess, who forbade me to re...Emily Lytton Harrison AinsworthOld St. Paul'sPrint: Book

 

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