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October 17, 1778
Editor Monthly Register, 1807.
Bristed, John was born on October 17, 1778 in Sherborne, Dorset, England.
Studied medicine at Edinburgh. Studied law under Joseph Chitty (editor of Blackstone’s Commentaries). Studied under Episcopal Bishop Griswold, Bristol, R.I.
Author: The Advisor, 1802. A Pedestrian Tour Through Part of Scottish Highlands in 1801, published 1804. Edward and Anna, 1806.The Resources of the British Empire, 1811.
Married Magdalen Astor, March 8, 1820, 1 son, Charles Astor.