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Authorised form of nameParsons; Laurence (1840 - 1908); 4th Earl of Rosse
Dates1840 - 1908
Date of birth17 November 1840
Date of death29/08/1908
ActivityHonours:
KP 1890
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election19/12/1867
Royal Society activityRoyal Society roles:
VP 1871-1872, 1887-1888
Lectures:
Bakerian 1873
RelationshipsSon of William Parsons, FRS, 3rd Earl of Rosse; brother of Sir Charles Parsons, FRS
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; GEC
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series A 1909-1910 vol 83 pp xv-xix signed by J J
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/75606277
Royal Society codeNA296
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/Maull/003440Parsons, William, 3rd Earl of Rossend
NLB/2/680Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Joseph Norman Lockyer, Fellow of the Royal Society11 October 1888
NLB/3/397Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to [Laurence Parsons] the Earl of Rosse, Fellow of the Royal Society31 May 1889
NLB/3/391Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Harrison & Sons30 May 1889
NLB/12/314Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to the Earl of Rosse [Laurence Parsons], Fellow of the Royal Society28 January 1896
NLB/19/12Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Clements Robert Markham, President, Royal Geographical Society2 June 1899
NLB/19/13Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to the Earl of Rosse, Laurence Parsons, Fellow of the Royal Society2 June 1899
NLB/18/324Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to the Earl of Rosse, Fellow of the Royal Society22 February 1899
NLB/19/37Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Clements Robert Markham, Fellow of the Royal Society, President of the Royal Geographical Society6 June 1899
NLB/22/226Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to the Earl of Rosse [Laurence Parsons], Fellow of the Royal Society, Birr Castle, Parsonstown, Ireland27 March 1901
NLB/23/2/68Copy letter from Sir Michael Foster, to The Earl of Rosse [Laurence Parsons], Fellow of the Royal Society and John Young Buchanan, Fellow of the Royal Society14 May 1901
NLB/31/913Copy letter from the Earl of Rosse [Laurance Parsons] and Herbert Hall Turner, to Dr James Whitbread Lee Glaisher, Fellow of the Royal Society6 December 1905
NLB/31/324Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Lord Rosse [Laurence Parsons], Fellow of the Royal Society3 August 1905
NLB/31/708Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to the Earl of Rosse [Laurence Parsons], Fellow of the Royal Society3 November 1905
RR/7/263Referee's report by George Biddell Airy, on a paper 'On the radiation of heat from the moon, the law of its absorption by our atmosphere, and of its variation in amount with her phases' by Laurence Parsons, Earl of Rosse29 May 1873
RR/7/384Referee's report by Laurence Parsons, Earl of Rosse on a paper 'On polishing the specula of reflecting telescopes' by William Lassell5 February 1875
RR/7/383Letter from the Laurence Parsons, Earl of Rosse on a paper 'On polishing the specula of reflecting telescopes' by William Lassell15 February 1875
NLB/3/403Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to the [Laurence Parsons] Earl of Rosse, [Fellow of the Royal Society]1 June 1889
NLB/3/721Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to the Secretary of The Pasteur Fund, Mansion House24 September 1889
NLB/31/497Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, the Right Honourable, the Earl of Rosse [Laurence Parsons], Fellow of the Royal Society 29 September 1905
RR/7/264Referee's report by James Prescott Joule, on a paper 'On the radiation of heat from the moon, the law of its absorption by our atmosphere, and of its variation in amount with her phases' by Laurence Parsons, Earl of Rosse4 June 1873
RR/8/181Referee's report by George Biddell Airy, on a paper 'On some recent improvements made the mountings of the telescopes at Birr Castle' by Lawrence Parsons, 4th Earl of Rosse27 November 1879
MC/9/402Letter from [Laurence Parsons], Lord Rosse, Castle, Parsonstown, to [Walter] White, [Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]30 July 1872
MC/9/581Letter from Robert H [Henry] Scott, Director of the Meteorological Office, 116 Victoria Street, London, to the Secretary of the Royal Society16 June 1873
MC/9Volume 9 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1870-June 1873
MC/11Volume 11 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1877-1879
MC/11/40Letter from Robert H [Henry] Scott, Meteorological Office, 116 Victoria Street, London, to [Walter] White, [Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]31 March 1877
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