CodeGB/110/1/36
Dates1726-1798
Person NamePennant; Thomas (1726-1798); naturalist, traveller and writer
SurnamePennant
ForenamesThomas
Epithetnaturalist, traveller and writer
ActivityDCL Oxford 1771. FRS 1767. FLS 1794. Published on fossil corals, penguins, tortoises, the turkey, and earthquakes in Wales, in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society. Corresponded with Carl Linnaeus. Toured Europe, 1765. Toured Scotland, 1769 and 1772, the latter with John Lightfoot (GB/110/1/87), and various areas of England between 1773 and 1787.
RelationshipsFather of David Pennant (GB/110/1/210).
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