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date: 25 February 2021

Wallis, Sir Provo William Parrylocked

(1791–1892)
  • J. K. Laughton
  • , revised by Andrew Lambert

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Wallis, Sir Provo William Parry (1791–1892), naval officer, only son of Provo Featherstone Wallis, chief clerk to the naval commissioner at Halifax, Nova Scotia, was born at Halifax on 12 April 1791. His mother was a daughter of William Lawlor, major in the ...

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