Artwork : ArchiveNo00092

Holy Bible 1824






Contributor Name Doreen Featherstone
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Location Southsea
Collection Date 22.02.08 10.54am
Artefact Name Holy Bible
Artefact Description Leather-bound Bible, printed at Clarendon Press, British and Foreign Bible Society in 1824. Good condition – although spine is loose.
Artefact Date 1824
Artefact Stored In drawer in hallway
Artefact Form

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Sample Taken Paper from inside and leather from the cover
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History of Artefact On the inside, front page, it has family births and deaths written since 1830. Last entry in 1926 on the back page - ‘Remembrance of her mother and grandmother October 1926.’

'King James translation. British and Foreign Bible Society published Bibles and other religious books. Most families would have one – they don’t often survive.' Historian
Historian Catherine Smith
Previous Owners Grandparents and mother
Special Memories ‘I remember my grandma reading it every Sunday.’
‘It makes me feel proud – they were a lovely family, there were eleven children including my mother.’
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