Avril Gwendoline Parry (née Clarke)BMJ 2009; 338 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.b1674 (Published 27 April 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;338:b1674
- Averil Mansfield
Avril Gwendoline Parry (née Clarke) was at school in Grove Park School in Wrexham. She had one brother, John, and her father was a chemical engineer at Monsanto. During the second world war the family home was filled with the extended family and evacuees. She was an enthusiastic girl guide and obtained her Queen’s guide award at the age of 16.
She began her student career in Liverpool in 1955 and was always an excellent …