The Life and Times of Dr Joseph Priestley
Image: Plaque to Joseph Priestley on the wall of St Michael’s Catholic Church, Birmingham, formerly Priestley’s New Meeting House.
Photograph: Roy Billingham
Text: P M Jones
This article was originally presented in a public day school, “Joseph Priestley and Birmingham” organised by the Centre for Lifelong Learning at the University of Birmingham on Saturday 28 February 2004. The paper by Professor Peter Jones provides an overview of Priestley’s life and times.Next in this section »