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DING 2021: “Botanist born in Chelsea, London. Fascinated by plants from an early age, he studied medicine for four years at High Wycombe, Bck. He then decided to devote his life to botany and began to work at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. From 1871 he worked at the Botany Department of the British Museum. He contributed prolifically to botanic periodicals and published several books on the topic. He also wrote articles on botanists for the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. He was a member of the English Dialect Society and of the Folklore Society, and also a Fellow of the Linnean Society. He contributed two volumes to the publications of the English Dialect Society.  Old Country and Farming Words Gleaned from Agricultural Books uses primarily 18th c. sources.”


WORKS

1880. Old Country and Farming Words: Gleaned from Agricultural Books. London: Published for the English Dialect Society by Trübner & Co. SC. EDD.

and Robert Holland. 1886. A Dictionary of English Plant-Names. London: Published for the English Dialect Society by Trübner and Cy. EDD.

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James BRITTEN {UK} (M: 1846 May 3 - 1924 Oct 8)

     Dictionary Of English Plant-Names (w R HOLLAND) [n|1878-1886]

     European Ferns [n|1879-1881]

     Old Country And Farming Words [n|1880]

     Biographical Dictionary Of English And Irish Botanists (w G S BOULGER) [n|1893]

     Protestant Fiction [n|1896/99]



FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT HIS LIFE AND WORKS SEE

Anonymous. 1924. "Mr. James Britten: Obituary." The Times Oct. 10th:15. [Accessed 29th April 2021.

Anonymous. "James Britten." Wikipedia [Accessed 29th April 2021.

Records in the National Archives.

Stearn, William. 2004. "Britten, James (1846-1924)." Oxford Dictionary of National Biography [Accessed 29th April 2021.


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James Britten

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