in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
P ublished online September 2015 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Financial Aspects of Art; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 1813 words.
Clayton, John (1792–1890), civic leader and antiquary, was born on 10 June 1792 at Newcastle upon Tyne, the fourth child and third son of Nathaniel Clayton (1760–1832), town clerk and...