Parkinson, Richard, Canon, F. S. A. (M)

b. 17 September 1797. d. 28 January 1858. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet, teacher, lecturer, editor, and Church of England clergyman. Born in Lancashire. Educated at St John’s College, Cambridge. Editor of the *Preston Sentinel*. Contributed to *Preston Pilot*. Married Catherine Hartley in 1831. Ordained in 1823. Tutor and lecturer at the theological college St Bees College, Cumberland (1826-1833). Hulsean lecturer at Cambridge (1837-1838). Founder of the Chetham Society and served as vice-president. Biographical information: *Papers of the Manchester Literary Club*, vol. 4, Abel Heywood and Sons, 1878, pp. 82-94; *ODNB*. (AC, CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 4
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Lock-and-Bar. A Botany Bay Eclogue 1820-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9201
Coronach 1820-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9202
“O, there is a land where the Fairies reside” 1821-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9086
Song 1821-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9087