Show Summary Details

Page of

Printed from Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a single article for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 14 October 2019

Tonkin, Thomaslocked

(bap. 1678, d. 1741/2)
  • Peter Berresford Ellis


Tonkin, Thomas (bap. 1678, d. 1741/2), antiquary and Cornish scholar, was born at Trevaunance, St Agnes, Cornwall, and baptized in the parish church there on 26 September 1678, the eldest son of Hugh Tonkin (1652–1711), landowner, and his first wife, Frances (1662–1691), daughter of ...

You do not currently have access to this article


Please login to access the full content.


Access to the full content requires a subscription

G. C. Boase & W. P. Courtney, , 3 vols. (1874–82)
, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)