Artwork : ArchiveNo00052

The New Testament 1843






Contributor Name Ruth Taylor
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Location Southsea
Collection Date 07.10.07 2.05pm
Artefact Name The New Testament
Artefact Description Inscribed on the inside cover with 'Edward Rogers his book from 1851. Edward Rogers and Elizabeth Pritchard were married December 12th in the year of our Lord 1851. Edward Rogers aged 30, Elizabeth Rogers aged 22, 1851.'
Fair condition.
Artefact Date 1843
Artefact Stored In Bible box, glass fronted cupboard in front bedroom
Artefact Form

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Sample Taken Paper from inside
Sample Image

History of Artefact Book printed in 1843 by Eyre and Spott, London. Belonged to Ruth's great grand-parents.

Historian - 'The book has blind-stamped binding.'
Historian John Stedman / Rosalinda Hardiman
Previous Owners Edward Rogers, Ruth's great-grandfather
Special Memories Ruth's brother has recorded a lot of family history. Men of the family were carpenters and they built the house they lived in. It reminds Ruth of how strong-minded the family were to build their own house and raise their family. It reminds Ruth of her personal history.
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