Henry ParkesSir Henry Parkes (1815–1896) was an Australian statesman often called the 'Father of Federation'. He was born in Warwickshire, England and emigrated to New South Wales in 1839.
His image appears on the Australian $5 note.
The suburb of Parkes in Canberra is named after him.
The township of Parkes in central New South Wales is also named after him.