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Record Number: 17076


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Headmistress takes Evensong in school because the church could not be blacked out. Instead of a sermon she read from books with a religious theme, e.g. "The Other Wise Man", "Who Moved the Stone?" and "In the Steps of the Master", which we all enjoyed.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1943 and 1 Jan 1945

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: near Kirkby Lonsdale
specific address: Casterton School

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:

Headmistress of Casterton School

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Headmistress

Religion:

Church of England

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

The pupils and staff of Casterton School


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Frank Morrison

Title:

Who Moved the Stone

Genre:

Other religious

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

17076

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Hilary Spalding

Title:

MS Diary 1943-48

Location:

private collection

Call No:

n/a

Page/Folio:

n/a

Additional Information:

n/a

Citation:

Hilary Spalding, MS Diary 1943-48, private collection, n/a, n/a, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=17076, accessed: 25 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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