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date: 28 February 2021

Parfitt, Edwardlocked

  • A. F. Pollard
  • , revised by Alexander Goldbloom


Parfitt, Edward (1820–1893), gardener and natural historian, born at East Tuddenham, Norfolk, on 17 October 1820, was the son of Edward Parfitt (1800–1875), head gardener to Lord Hastings, and his wife, Violet Howlet (1800–1836). He was educated at East Tuddenham and Honingham, and studied gardening under his father. He worked for some years as a gardener to ...

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R. Desmond, (1977); rev. edn (1994)
Oxford University Museum of Natural History