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Scratchley, Sir Peter Henrylocked

(1835–1885)
  • R. H. Vetch
  • , revised by Gerald Walsh

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Scratchley, Sir Peter Henry (1835–1885), military engineer and colonial administrator, was born on 24 August 1835 in Paris, the thirteenth child of Dr James Scratchley of the Royal Artillery, and his wife, Maria, the daughter of Colonel Roberts. After a private education in ...

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