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Harvey, John Hooper (1911–1997), architectural and garden historian, was born on 25 May 1911 in St John's Wood, London, the only child of William Harvey (1883–1962), architect, and his wife, Alice Mabel Wilcox (1874–1958). He attended St John's School, Leatherhead, from 1923 to 1927. In 1928 he joined the office of ...

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Parkinson, James (bap. 1730, d. 1813), land agent and museum proprietor, was born in Shrewsbury, where he was baptized at St Mary's Church on 28 February 1730, the son of James Parkinson and his wife, Jane Birch. His family was settled in Ireland...