Show Summary Details

Page of
PRINTED FROM Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. © Oxford University Press, 2019. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single article in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy).

Phillips, John Arthurlocked

  • T. G. Bonney
  • , revised by Denise Crook


Phillips, John Arthur (1822–1887), mining engineer and metallurgist, was born on 18 February 1822 at Polgooth, near St Austell, Cornwall, the son of John Phillips (1793–1851), mineral agent, and his wife, Prudence Gavid (b. 1795). He was educated at a private school at ...

Also in this article

You do not currently have access to this article


Please login to access the full content.


Access to the full content requires a subscription

G. C. Boase & W. P. Courtney, , 3 vols. (1874–82)