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William Parsey

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William Parsey (1826- )

1826 Born in Westminster the son of Arthur Parsey, an artist, and his wife Mary Charlotte

1851 Listed in 455 New Oxford Street, St. Giles, London: Arthur Parsey (age 60 born Whitechapel), an Artist Portrait Miniatures. With his wife and three children including William Parsey (age 24 born St James), a Mechanical Draughtsman.[1]

1853 Married in St. Pancras to Emily Louisa Boulton

c.1862 Assisted George Wells in the design and calculation of the girders for the bridge across the Adage at Verona, and also supervised their installation.[2]

1863 Elected member of ICE

1871 Listed as a Civil Engineer, age 44 born London, as a visitor to Holbeck.[3]

1891 Living in Deptford, age 64 born Westminster, Civil Engineer. With his wife Emily and his niece.[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 Census
  2. The Engineer 1867/03/08
  3. 1871 Census
  4. 1891 Census