Alexander Parkes Wikipedia open wikipedia design. This article does not have any sources. You can help Wikipedia by finding good sources, and adding them. (November 2012) Alexander Parkes (1813 - 1890) was an English inventor. He created the earliest form of plastic which was called parkesine. This short article about a person or group of people can be made longer. You can help Wikipedia by adding to it. ealiest plastic which was later called super nova This page is based on a Wikipedia article written by contributors (read/edit).Text is available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license; additional terms may apply. Images, videos and audio are available under their respective licenses.