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Bernard Peirce Brent


Bird-fancier and author. Studied pigeon breeding in France and Germany.



England & Wales, national probate calendar (index of wills and administrations), 1858–1966, 1973–95 (, accessed 25 April 2017)

England & Wales, non-conformist and non-parochial registers, 1567–1970 (, accessed 25 April 2017)

The Field, the Farm, the Garden, the Country Gentleman’s Newspaper 29 (1867): 70


CDEL: A critical dictionary of English literature, and British and American authors, living and deceased, from the earliest accounts to the middle of the nineteenth century … with forty indexes of subjects. By S. Austin Allibone. 3 vols. London: Trübner. Philadelphia: Childs & Peterson; J. B. Lippincott. 1859–71. A supplement to Allibone’s critical dictionary of English literature and British and American authors. Containing over thirty-seven thousand articles (authors), and enumerating over ninety-three thousand titles. By John Foster Kirk. 2 vols. Philadelphia and London: J. B. Lippincott. 1891.