Pettigrew, Thomas Joseph
- John Symons
Pettigrew, Thomas Joseph (1791–1865), surgeon and antiquary, was born on 28 October 1791 at 128 Fleet Street, London, son of William Pettigrew (1739–1825), surgeon–apothecary, a Scot and former naval surgeon, and his second wife, Elizabeth (née Cranford). Thomas showed an interest in anatomy from the age of twelve. He attended a local school until the age of fourteen, assisted his father for two years in his duties as surgeon to ...