- L. H. Cust
- , revised by C. A. Creffield
Parkes, David (1763–1833), schoolmaster and antiquary, was the son of John Parkes, of an old family in reduced circumstances. He was born on 21 February 1763 in Cakemore, near Halesowen, Shropshire.
After being educated in the village school, he was apprenticed to a japanner at ...