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Several individuals with the same name:
1846 Mr Parkes produced, at a lecture in Newcastle, some principles for deep drainage of agricultural land.
1870 Mr Parkes, of London-street, Paddington, produced lamps
Parkes' Cut Nails and Shoe Tips - of Eagle Works, Smethwick. (See advert).