Notes on the Geography of The United Kingdom: London 3: Memorials: Photo 55
Not quite an unknown, Sparkes retired to London in the 1850s, bought a house at 16 High Street, Bromley, named it Neelgherries (Nilgiris, that is), and corresponded with Charles Darwin. At Sparks' death he apparently left his wife a fortune of 140,000 pounds.
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