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date: 28 February 2020

Parkes, Josephlocked

  • Philip J. Salmon


Parkes, Joseph (1796–1865), election agent and reformer, was born on 22 January 1796 in Warwick, the fourth son of John Parkes, worsted manufacturer, and his wife, Sarah. His brother was Josiah Parkes, the agricultural and civil engineer. Parkes was brought up in the traditions of moderate dissent. His father, a trustee of the Unitarian church in ...

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