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date: 05 March 2021

Pennington, Jameslocked

  • W. A. S. Hewins
  • , revised by H. C. G. Matthew


Pennington, James (1777–1862), writer on currency and banking, born at Kendal, Westmorland, on 23 February 1777, was the son of William Pennington, a bookseller, and his wife, Agnes Wilson. Educated first at Kendal grammar school, he afterwards became a pupil of John Dalton (1766–1844)...

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