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date: 18 January 2020

Snow, William Parkerlocked

(1817–1895)
  • J. K. Laughton
  • , revised by Elizabeth Baigent

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Snow, William Parker (1817–1895), mariner and explorer, son of a naval officer, was born at Poole, Dorset, on 27 November 1817. His father died in 1826, leaving the family ill provided for; his mother took the family to Jersey and Normandy, leaving William...

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