Bronte, Branwell

Born: Jun 26, 1817 AD
Died: 1848 AD, at 31 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: Authors

1817 - Born in Thornton on the 26th of June.

1838-1839 - Branwell Brontë was trained as a portrait painter in Haworth, and worked as a portrait painter in Bradford.

1840 - Brontë became a tutor to a family of young boys in Broughton-in-Furness but was dismissed within six months.

1841 - He was then employed on the Luddenden Foot railway station.

1842 - He was dismissed due to a deficit in the accounts attributed to incompetence rather than theft.

1843 - Brontë took up another tutoring position in Thorp Green, appointed as the tutor to the Robinson family's young son.

1845 - He was dismissed on unspecified charges.

         - Brontë returned home to his family at the Haworth parsonage, now known as the Brontë Parsonage Museum.

1848 - Died on the 24th of September.

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