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Jackson (Devizes, 1862); part of another MS. on "The Natural History of Wiltshire" was printed by John Britton in 1847 for the Wiltshire Topographical Society; the Miscellanies were edited in 1890 for the Library of Old Authors; the "Minutes for Lives" were partially edited in 1813.
After some slight successes as a writer, a Salisbury publisher commissioned him to compile an account of Wiltshire and, in conjunction with his friend Edward Wedlake Brayley, Britton produced The Beauties of Wiltshire (1801; 2 vols., a third added in 1825), the first of the series The Beauties of England and Wales, nine volumes of which Britton and his friend wrote.
Britton was the originator of a new class of literary works.
In 1805 Britton published the first part of his Architectural Antiquities of Great Britain (9 vols., 1805-1814); and this was followed by Cathedral Antiquities of England (14 vols., 1814-1835).
In 1845 a Britton Club was formed, and a sum of £1000 was subscribed and given to Britton, who was subsequently granted a civil list pension by Disraeli, then chancellor of the exchequer.Advertisement
Britton was an earnest advocate of the preservation of national monuments, proposing in 1837 the formation of a society such as the modern Society for the Preservation of Ancient Monuments.
Britton himself supervised the reparation of Waltham Cross and Stratford-onAvon church.
Among other works with which Britton was associated either as author or editor are Historical Account of Redcliffe Church, Bristol (1813); Illustrations of Fonthill Abbey (1823); Architectural Antiquities of Normandy, with illustrations by Pugin (1825-1827); Picturesque Antiquities of English Cities (1830); and History of the Palace and Houses of Parliament at Westminster (1834-1836), the joint work of Britton and Brayley.
Ground-plans of both are given in Britton's Architectural Antiquities.
York York Minster Britton, John 1771&endash;1857, English antiquary and topographer it was written with E. W. Brayley.Advertisement
The earliest public musical concerts were held in a coal cellar in Britton Street.
Derek Britton is director of Institute for historical dialectology, which is affiliated to the department of English Language.
John Britton, engraved portrait & title vignette, MEMOIRS OF THE LIFE, WRITINGS, AND CHARACTER OF HENRY HATCHER.
Clare Britton has added carbonate sediments and weathering to the simple Earth system model to look even further into the future.
Trust chairman and club vice-chairman Leigh Dineen explains why he believes fans should dig deep to help pay Britton's wages.Advertisement
The pots range from a teacup and saucer made by Bernard Leach in 1920 to a large vase made by Alison Britton in 1987.
Trust chairman and club vice-chairman Leigh Dineen explains why he believes fans should dig deep to help pay Britton 's wages.
Saldana has been dating actor Keith Britton since 2000, and the couple got engaged in 2010.
Jill Britton has instructions for creating a paper star, which is another good tea bag folding project for beginners.