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Record Number: 33466


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Restful week-end. Read a biography of Dick Sheppard. I never heard him preach. Astounded he was so unhappy at school.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 11 Aug 1944 and 13 Aug 1944

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Radlett
county: Hertfordshire

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:

Vere Hodgson

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

1901

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Social worker

Religion:

Church of England

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Charles Matthews

Title:

Dick Sheppard: Man of Peace

Genre:

History, Biography

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

London: Clarke, 1938

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

33466

Source:

Print

Author:

Vere Hodgson

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Few Eggs and No Oranges: A Diary Showing how Unimportant People in London and Birmingham Lived through the War Years, 1940-45, Written in the Notting Hill Area of London

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1999

Vol:

n/a

Page:

512

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Vere Hodgson, Few Eggs and No Oranges: A Diary Showing how Unimportant People in London and Birmingham Lived through the War Years, 1940-45, Written in the Notting Hill Area of London, (London, 1999), p. 512, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=33466, accessed: 16 June 2024


Additional Comments:

There are one or two other possible biographies of the Very Rev. H. R. L. 'Dick' Sheppard.

   
   
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