Show Summary Details

Page of
PRINTED FROM Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. © Oxford University Press, 2018. 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).

Parkinson, Jameslocked

  • Michael Bevan


Parkinson, James (1755–1824), surgeon and palaeontologist, was born on 11 April 1755 at 1 Hoxton Square, Shoreditch, London, one of the three children of John Parkinson (c.1725–1784), surgeon, and his wife, Mary. He was apprenticed to his father and about 1776 trained at the ...

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

, Church of Jesus Christ of the Latterday Saints