Brears, Peter C. D.

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BREARS, Peter C. D.

BREARS, Peter C. D. British, b. 1944. Genres: Crafts, History, Food and Wine. Career: Writer and Museums Consultant; Director, Leeds City Museums, 1979-94. Curator, Curtis Museum, Alton, Hants, 1967-69; Keeper, Shibden Hall, Halifax, 1969-72; Curator, Clarke Hall, Wakefield, 1972-75; Curator, The Castle Museum, York, 1975-79. Publications: The English Country Pottery: Its History and Techniques, 1971; The Collector's Book of English Country Pottery, 1971; Yorkshire Probate Inventories 1542-1685, 1972; St. Mary's Heritage Centre, York, 1976; York Castle Museum, 1978; Yorkshire Farmhouse Fare, 1978; The Castle Museum, York, Guidebook, 1978; The Kitchen Catalogue, 1979; The Dairy Catalogue, 1979; Horse Brasses, 1981; The Gentlewoman's Kitchen, 1984; Food and Cooking in Britain, 1985; Traditional Food in Yorkshire, 1987; North Country Folk Art, 1989; Of Curiosities and Rare Things, 1989; Treasures for the People, 1989; Images of Leeds, 1992; Leeds Describ'd, 1993; Leeds Waterfront, 1994; The Country House Kitchen, 1996; The Old Devon Farmhouse, 1998; Ryedale Recipes, 1998; A Taste of Leeds, 1998; All the King's Cooks, 1999; The Compleat Housekeeper, 2000. Address: 4, Woodbine Terrace, Headingley, Leeds LS6 4AF, England.