Christopher Atkinson (missionary)

Christopher Atkinson (fl. 1652-5, dates of birth and death unknown) was an early Quaker missionary from Westmorland and one of the Valiant Sixty. Already married, he caused a minor scandal among the Society by attempting to seduce another woman.[1]


  1. H. Larry Ingle: First among Friends: George Fox and the Creation of Quakerism (Oxford: OUP, 1996, p. 127.

He was also in the movie Blue Lagoon co-starring Brooke Shields

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