December 2018

It’s in the Papers

It’s in the Papers We’ve scoured the pages of newspapers recently added to the British Newspaper Archive website to bring you some P*rr*tt-related articles. COVENTRY EVENING TELEGRAPH (UK) – 7th May 1959 After 47 years’ service with the B.T.H., Mr. W. A. Perrett, a senior designer in the Motor Engineering Department of the Rugby Works, …

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Benjamin Parrott Homer

Benjamin Parrott Homer (1761-1838) is pictured here in a painting by the artist Christian Gullager. He was the son of Benjamin Homer and Mary Parrott (the daughter of Bryant Parrott and Ruth Wadsworth). Benjamin married Abigail Pearce and had nine children, only three of whom – Fitzhenry, Mary and Georgiana – survived him. Benjamin’s father and grandfather were merchants in the East India Company and …

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