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date: 21 September 2020

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, an official at Portsmouth Dockyard, and his wife, Margaret, second daughter of William Groombridge, of Ernehill, Kent. His childhood was spent at ...

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