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date: 17 February 2020

Parry, Sir (William) Edwardlocked

  • J. K. Laughton
  • , revised by A. K. Parry


Parry, Sir (William) Edward (1790–1855), naval officer and Arctic explorer, fourth son of Caleb Hillier Parry (1755–1822), physician, and Sarah, née Rigby (1749–1831), was born at Bath on 19 December 1790. After briefly attending Bath grammar school, he entered the navy in 1803 on board the ...

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