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Rear-Admiral Sir William Edward Parry, DCL, FRS

Person  Male  Born 19/12/1790  Died 8/7/1855

Naval officer and arctic explorer.  Born Bath.  The Canadian Encyclopedia says "He contributed much to the eventual discovery of the Northwest Passage and the North Pole."  Lieut-Governor of Greenwich Hospital.  Died at Ems, Germany, where he had gone for medical treatment.

 

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Rear-Admiral Sir William Edward Parry, DCL, FRS

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Greenwich Royal Naval Hospital Old Burial Ground

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