Last name: BRITTAIN
Titles and Honours:
Date of birth: 1806-01-02
Date of death: 1884-01-23
Date of Election: 1859-01-25
Honorary Member? No
Present in the Dictionary of National Biography? Yes
"Half a dozen songs by Brittanicus"
"A general description of the Manchester Aquarium" (1874, pamphlet guide)
"Micro-fungi, when and where to find them" (1882)
"Whist: how to play and how to win, being the result of sixty years' play"
Place of Residence:
Naturalist & accountant.
1834 obtained first microscope
1858 a founder of Manchester Microscopical Soc.
1879 vice-pres. of 2nd Manchester Microscopical Soc.
1883 connected with other scientific societies in Manchester & London
1858-60 start of experience of municipal work