Parker, William Dd, Frs
Parker, William D.D., F.R.S., an eminent English divine, was born near the opening of the 18th century. He was educated at Baliol College, Oxford (M.A. 1738; B.D. 1751; D.D. 1754). After entering the ministry he became rector of Little Ilford, Essex; vicar of St. Catharine Cree, London; and rector of St. James's, Westminster. He died in 1802. Dr. Parker published The Nature and Reasonableness of the Inward Call and Outward Mission to the holy Ministry considered (ordination sermon). and other sermons, of which a list is given by Darling, Cyclop. Bibliogr. ii; 22 sq.