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Charles Frederick Parsons (1862-1928)

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1862 Born in Dover, son of Perceval Parsons[1], inventor of Manganese bronze.

1881 Percival M. Parsons 61, civil engineer, M.I.C.E., lived in Charlton, Kent, with Anne Parsons 54, Percy R. Parsons 28, civil engineer, Charlotte M. Parsons 21, Flora K. Parsons 20, Charles F. Parsons 18, colonial broker, Edith J. Parsons 17, Katherine M. Parsons 15, Edward P. Parsons 14, Amy L. Parsons 8[2]

1891 Charles F Parsons 29, civil engineer, employer, lived in Norwood with Katie Parsons 26[3]

1895 Wrote to The Engineer extolling the virtues of the bronze propeller used on SS Oroya[4]

1901 Charles F Parsons 38, director of companies, lived in London with Kate G Parsons 34 Rexford G Parsons 9, Dorothy G B Parsons 7, Marvine G Parsons 1[5]

1911 Charles Frederick Parsons 48, director of companies in the ordnance and alloys industries, lived in London with Kate Parsons 44[6]

1928 Died in Croydon

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. 1881 census
  3. 1891 census
  4. The Engineer 1895/07/05
  5. 1901 census
  6. 1911 census