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date: 07 March 2021

Biles, Sir John Harvardlocked

  • Eustace Henry William Tennyson-D'Eyncourt
  • , revised by Andrew Lambert


Biles, Sir John Harvard (1854–1933), naval architect, was born at Portsmouth on 6 January 1854, the third son of John Biles (1816–1902), an official at Portsmouth Dockyard, and his third wife (of four), Margaret (1824–1884), second daughter of John Groombridge...

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