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Parkes, Sir Harry Smith

John Wells

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/21353

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Parkes, Sir Harry Smith (1828–1885), diplomatist, was born on 24 February 1828 at Birchills Hall in the parish of Bloxwich, north of Walsall, Staffordshire, the youngest of the three children, and the only son, of Harry Parkes (d. 1833), a Wolverhampton bank clerk turned ironmaster, and his wife, ...

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