The journal of Amélina Petit de Billier

Credits and Copyright

The journal of Amélina Petit de Billier website is hosted by De Montfort University, Leicester, UK. Creative Commons Licence Amélina’s journal is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.

Website Administrator: Professor Stephen Brown. Knowledge Media Design, De Montfort University, Leicester, LE1 9BH, UK.

Original Website Design: Matt Williams. Email:

Website Redesign in 2012: Tarjana Yagnik. Email:

Copyright Ownership of the Manuscripts: Janet Burnett-Brown and Petronella Burnett-Brown. Lacock Abbey, Lacock, Chippenham, Wiltshire.

Transcription and Translation of the journal of Amélina Petit de Billier: Janet Burnett-Brown (Lacock Abbey), and Sheila Metcalf and Trudy Wallace (Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution).

Text and Research: Sheila Metcalf, Trudy Wallace and Ian Wallace.
(with thanks to Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution).

Credits: We are grateful to Janet Burnett-Brown and Petronella Burnett-Brown for permission to quote from Amélina’s journal.

Special thanks to the National Trust (Lacock) for supporting our project at all stages of its development.

Grateful thanks to the British Library for permission to reproduce a letter by W.H.F. Talbot.