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Garran [formerly Gamman], Andrew (1825–1901), journalist and politician in Australia, was born at Wilmot Square, London, on 15 November 1825, the third of thirteen children of Robert Gamman, a coal merchant of Flemish ancestry, and his wife, Mary Ann, daughter of Henry Matthews...


Sir Henry Parkes (1815–1896) by unknown photographer La Trobe Picture Collection, State Library of Victoria


Parkes, Sir Henry (1815–1896), politician and journalist in Australia, was born on 27 May 1815 at Motthouse, Canley Hamlet, Warwickshire, the youngest of the six children of Thomas Parkes (b. 1773), a tenant farmer, and his wife, Martha, née Faulconbridge (d...