Parkes, Sir Harry (1828-1885), diplomat

Wilkinson Papers

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)

Official and private correspondence etc of Sir Hiram Shaw Wilkinson (1840-1936), leading judge and diplomat. Born in 1840, son of John Wilkinson of Belfast and Annabella Shaw of Waringstown, Co. Down, Wilkinson led a distinguished legal and diplomatic career in the Far East during the late 19th and early 20th centuries holding various positions in Japan, China and Korea including that of Vice-Cons ...