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).

Ellis, Johnlocked

(c. 1710–1776)
  • Paul F. S. Cornelius
  •  and Patricia A. Cornelius

Extract

Ellis, John (c. 1710–1776), zoologist, was probably born in Ireland to a middle-class English family, but his childhood home is unknown. His father, also named John, was probably a cutler, some time in Dublin, the son-in-law of a public notary there; his mother was ...

You do not currently have access to this article

Login

Please login to access the full content.

Subscribe

Access to the full content requires a subscription