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Briggs, John Josephlocked

  • John Westby-Gibson
  • , revised by Alexander Goldbloom


Briggs, John Joseph (1819–1876), naturalist and writer on country life, was born on 6 March 1819 at King's Newton, near Melbourne, Derbyshire, the son of John Briggs, farmer, and his wife, Mary Briggs. His parents were cousins, and they lived on the farm at ...

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F. Boase, , 6 vols. (privately printed, Truro, 1892–1921); repr. (1965)
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