The Lit & Phil Card Index


Forenames: Thomas

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

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