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John Parton Berry 1831 - 1881

September 03, 2009

reform leagueJohn Parton Berry 1831 - 1881  MRCVS London, was a British orthodox veterinary Surgeon, member of the London Veterinary Medical Association, who converted to homeopathy.

John Parton Berry was a member of the National Reform League, he knew John Bright, and he put himself up for election, none of the candidates succeeded, mainly due to a lack of respectability and also due to a failure of negotiations to allow them to contest suitable constituencies. The Reform League was dissolved in March 1869, and some of its members went on to become LiberalMPs or activists.

James John Garth Wilkinson’s friend Charles Thomas Pearce was the editor of The Homeopathic Record, and John Parton Berry was a major publisher of this journal (Charles Thomas Pearce (Ed.), Homeopathic Record Volume 1. 1855_. (_London Tweedie 337 Strand, Northampton J Parton Berry Corn Exchange Parade 1856).

John Parton Berry was a member of the Swedenborg New Jerusalem Church, Northampton in 1869, and he retired in 1914,

John Parton Berry practiced at 27 Newland, Northampton, the Corn Exchange Northampton, 4 Parade Northampton, and at 509 Old Kent Road,

John Parton Berry submitted cases and articles to various veterinary publications,

Of interest:

John Parton Berry, ?son of John Parton Berry, was a graduate at Edinburgh in 1907, living at 8 Vale Street, Keighley, Yorks in 1939, and he is listed in The Medical Directory: London, Provinces, Wales, Scotland, Ireland …, Part 1 in 1947, retired 1956.

John Berry Parton, ?father of John Berry Parton, is listed in the Northampton Section of the Post Office Directory of Berkshire, as a chemist in 1854.