Reference Entry

Parke, James, Baron Wensleydale (1782-1868), judge

Gareth H. Jones

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Parke, James, Baron Wensleydale (1782-1868), judge, was born on 22 March 1782 at Highfield near Liverpool, the ninth son and thirteenth child of Thomas Parke (d. 1819), merchant of Liverpool, and Anne, daughter of William Preston. From Macclesfield grammar school, he went up to Trinity College, Cambridge. A brilliant academic ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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