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Charles Parker


Clergyman. CD’s nephew. Fourth son of Henry Parker and CD’s sister Marianne. BA, Oxford, 1850. Vicar of Ford, Shropshire, 1863–70; curate of Symondsbury, Dorset, 1870–1; curate of Eccleston, Cheshire, 1871–6; vicar of Betton-Strange, Shropshire, 1876–83.


Alum. Oxon.

Crockford’s clerical directory 1886

Darwin pedigree

Shrewsbury Chronicle, 24 November 1905, p. 5.


Alum. Oxon.: Alumni Oxonienses: the members of the University of Oxford, 1500–1886: … with a record of their degrees. Being the matriculation register of the university. Alphabetically arranged, revised, and annotated by Joseph Foster. 8 vols. London and Oxford: Parker & Co. 1887–91.

Crockford’s clerical directory: The clerical directory, a biographical and statistical book of reference for facts relating to the clergy and the church. Crockford’s clerical directory etc. London: John Crockford [and others]. 1858–1900.

Darwin pedigree: Pedigree of the family of Darwin. Compiled by H. Farnham Burke. N.p.: privately printed. 1888. [Reprinted in facsimile in Darwin pedigrees, by Richard Broke Freeman. London: printed for the author. 1984.]