Parkinson, Thomas D.D., an English divine, was born in 1745, and was educated at Christ Church, Cambridge, of which he became a fellow and tutor. In 1790 he was given the rectorate of Kegworth, and in 1794 was made archdeacon of Huntingdon. He died in 1830. Dr. Parkinson was a devoted student of higher mathematics, and his publications in that branch of science are greatly esteemed. He also published several of his Sermons (Chester, 1802, 4to; 1816, 8vo).