Record

Authorised form of nameParsons; Sir; Charles Algernon (1854 - 1931); engineer
SurnameParsons
ForenamesCharles Algernon
Dates1854 - 1931
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
London, England (13 June 1854)
Death:
On board the "Duchess of Richmond" at Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies (11 February 1931)
ActivityProfession:
Engineer
Education:
MA
Honours:
CB 1904; KCB 1911; OM 1927
Memberships:
MICE
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
9/06/1898
Medals/Prizes:
Rumford Medal 1902; Copley Medal 1928
Lectures:
Bakerian 1918
Council:
VP 1908-1909
RelationshipsSixth son of William Parsons, 3rd Earl of Rosse (FRS 1831); brother of Laurence Parsons, FRS 4th Earl of Rosse
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series A 1931 vol 131 pp v-xxv, plate, signed by J A E
Virtual international authority filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/48285664
Royal Society codeNA3128
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1898/11Parsons, Sir Charles Algernon: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MS/525/5/2/50Letter from Charles Algernon Parsons, Ray, Kirkwhelpington, Northumberland, to [Robert Harrison] Assistant Secretary, Royal Society21 August 1915
AP/79/20The Influence of Reduced Pressures upon the Electrical Ignition of Gases1918
AP/79/11The Ignition of Gases at Reduced Pressure by Continuous Current Break Sparks1916
MS/525/5/4/5Receipt from Sir Charles Algernon Parsons, 5 Carlos Place, to [Dugald] Clerk14 January 1917
MS/525/5/2/44Telegram from Charles Parsons, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, to Dugald Clerk, Holborn, London14 July 1915
NLB/64/92Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Charles [Algernon] Parsons, FRS30 June 1923
MS/525/6/6/3/2Letter from Charles Algernon Parsons, C A Parsons and Company Limited, Heaton Works, Newcastle-on-Tyne, to [Dugald] Clerk6 May 1915
MS/525/6/6/3/15Letter from Charles Algernon Parsons, Ray, Kirkwelpington, Newcastle-on-Tyne, to [Dugald] Clerk 8 July 1915
MS/525/6/6/3/12Letter from Charles Algernon Parsons, Ray, Kirkwelpington, Northumberland, to [Dugald] Clerk23 June 1915
MS/525/6/6/3/11Letter from Charles Algernon Parsons, C A Parsons and Company Limited, Heaton Works, Newcastle-on-Tyne, to [Dugald] Clerk17 June 1915
MS/525/5/5/15Letter from Charles Algernon Parsons, 6 Windsor Terrace, Newcastle-on-Tyne, to [Robert Harrison]14 February 1919
MS/525/6/8/11Letter from Charles Algernon Parsons, 8 Victoria Street, London, to [Dugald] Clerk5 August 1915
MS/525/6/6/3/26Telegram from Charles Algernon Parsons, Newcastle, to Dugald Clerk, Holborn13 August 1915
MS/525/6/6/3/20Letter from Charles Algernon Parsons, Ray, Kirkwelpington, Newcastle-on-Tyne, to [Dugald] Clerk25 July 1915
MS/525/6/6/3/4Mine equilibrium apparatus: description [by C A Parsons and Company Limited] 7 May 1915
MS/525/6/6/3/19Letter from Charles Algernon Parsons, Ray, Kirkwelpington, Newcastle-on-Tyne, to [Dugald] Clerk16 July 1915
MS/525/6/6/3/16Telegram from 'Turbo' [Charles Parsons], Newcastle-on-Tyne, to Dugald Clerk, Holborn, London14 July 1915
MS/525/6/6/3/5Mine equilibrium apparatus: engineering drawing [by C A Parsons and Company Limited]7 May 1915
MS/525/6/6/3/7Letter from Charles Algernon Parsons, Ray, Kirkwelpington, Northumberland, to [Dugald] Clerk24 May [1915]
MS/525/6/6/3/6Letter from Charles Algernon Parsons, Ray, Kirkwelpington, Northumberland, to [Dugald] Clerk16 May [1915]
MS/525/6/6/3/1Letter from Charles Algernon Parsons, Ray, Kirkwelpington, Northumberland, to [Dugald] Clerk4 May 1915
MS/525/6/6/2/29Letter from Charles Algernon Parsons, Ray, Kirkwelpington, Northumberland, to [Dugald] Clerk27 April [1915]
MS/525/6/6/3/25Letter from Charles Algernon Parsons, C A Parsons and Company Limited, Heaton Works, Newcastle-on-Tyne, to [Dugald] Clerk13 August 1915
MS/525/6/6/3/28Letter from Charles Algernon Parsons, Ray, Kirkwelpington, Newcastle-on-Tyne, to [Dugald] Clerk15 August 1915
MS/525/6/6/3/22Letter from Charles Algernon Parsons, Ray, Kirkwelpington, Northumberland, to [Dugald] Clerk6 August 1915
MS/525/6/6/3/40Letter from Charles Algernon Parsons, 6 Windsor Terrace, Newcastle-on-Tyne, to [Dugald] Clerk18 December 1915
MS/525/6/8/12Telegram from Charles Algernon Parsons, Newcastle on Tyne, to Dugald Clerk, c/o Marklerk, Holborn, London9 August 1915
MS/525/6/6/3/32Letter from Charles Algernon Parsons, C A Parsons and Company Limited, Heaton Works, Newcastle-on-Tyne, to [Dugald] Clerk23 August 1915
MS/525/6/6/3/39Letter from Charles Algernon Parsons, Ray, Kirkwelpington, Newcastle-on-Tyne, to [Dugald] Clerk 3 October 1915
IM/006476Sir James Alfred Ewing, Sir Charles Algernon Parsons and Sir Dugald Clerk 1910
RR/25/42Referee's report by Robert Abbott Hadfield, on the Bakerian Lecture 'Experiments on the artificial production of diamond' by Charles Algernon Parsonsnd [1918]
NLB/17/690Copy letter from Theodore E James, the Honourable Charles Algernon Parsons, Fellow of the Royal Society8 December 1898
NLB/16/596Copy letter of a notice from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to [The Times]5 May 1898
NLB/20/594Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Charles Algernon Parsons, Fellow of the Royal Society28 May 1900
NLB/23/2/254Copy letter from Sir Michael Foster, to The Deputy Master, Royal Mint, E.6 November 1902
NLB/23/2/256Copy letter from Sir Michael Foster, to The Honorable Charles A Parsons, Fellow of the Royal Society6 November 1902
NLB/25/714Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Charles Algernon Parsons, Fellow of the Royal Society12 December 1902
NLB/28/305Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to the Honorable Charles Algernon Parsons, Fellow of the Royal Society16 February 1904
NLB/28/564Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to the Honorable Charles Algernon Parsons, Fellow of the Royal Society30 March 1904
NLB/28/617Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to the Honorable Charles Algernon Parsons, Fellow of the Royal Society18 April 1904
NLB/28/781Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John G T Sinclair, Travellers' Club, Pall Mall, S.W.18 May 1904
NLB/35/90Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Charles Algernon Parsons, Heaton Works, Newcastle on Tyne[15 April 1907]
NLB/34/353Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to The Honorable Charles Algernon Parsons, Fellow of the Royal Society9 January 1907
NLB/36/768Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs Robarts Lubbock & Company12 December 1907
NLB/37/509Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Harrison & Sons31 March 1908
NLB/37/511Copy letter from the Royal Society to The Editor of "The Chemical News", 16 Newcastle Street, Farringdon Street, EC31 March 1908
NLB/44/290Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to the Honourable C [Charles] A [Algernon] Parsons FRS 8 June 1911
NLB/37/754Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to The Honorable C [Charles] A [Algernon] Parsons, Fellow of the Royal Society8 May 1908
NLB/41/323Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to The Honorable Charles Algernon Parsons, Fellow of the Royal Society22 November 1909
NLB/40/341Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to The Honorable C [Charles] A [Algernon] Parsons FRS 26 May 1909
NLB/41/96Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to The Honorable Charles Algernon Parsons, Fellow of the Royal Society13 October 1909
NLB/70/196Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Honourable Sir Charles Parsons, KCB, FRS31 January 1927
NLB/41/789Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to The Honorable Charles Algernon Parsons, Fellow of the Royal Society25 February 1910
NLB/42/623Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to The Honourable C [Charles] A [Algernon] Parsons FRS 19 July 1910
NLB/47/279 Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Sir Charles Parsons, KCB, FRS9 January 1913
NLB/45/29Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to the Honourable Sir C [Charles] A [Algernon] Parsons KCB11 December 1911
NLB/59/516Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Charles [Algernon] Parsons, FRS11 October 1920
NLB/47/55Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to the Hon Sir Charles Parsons KCB, FRS20 November 1912
NLB/51/382Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to The Hon. Sir Charles Parsons KCB, FRS5 March 1915
NLB/50/346Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to The Honorable Sir Charles Parsons, Fellow of the Royal Society22 June 1914
NLB/52/318Copy letter from [Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]; to Sir Charles Parsons, FRS9 November 1915
NLB/54/214Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Messrs Harrison & Sons6 March 1917
NLB/54/830Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Messrs Harrison & Sons]15 October 1917
NLB/53/235Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to The Hon. Sir Charles Parsons, K.C.B., FRS06 June 1916
NLB/58/815Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Sir Charles [Algernon] Parsons, FRS21 June 1920
NLB/55/154Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to The Hon. Sir Charles [Algernon] Parsons, K.C.B., FRS21 December 1917
NLB/59/872Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Charles [Algernon] Parsons, FRS24 November 1920
NLB/56/190Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Charles [Algernon] Parsons, FRS12 December 1918
NLB/53/307Copy letter from [Alfred Bray] Kempe, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to The Honourable Sir Charles [Algernon] Parsons, K.C.B., FRS06 July 1916
NLB/56/233Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Charles Parsons, FRS18 December 1918
NLB/56/195Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Charles [Algernon] Parsons, FRS13 December 1918
NLB/53/309Copy letter from [Alfred Bray] Kempe, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to The Honorable Sir Charles [Algernon] Parsons, K.C.B., FRS06 July 1916
NLB/59/810Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [Charles] Algernon Parsons, FRS15 November 1920
NLB/53/96Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to The Hon. Sir Charles Parsons, K.C.B, FRS10 April 1916
NLB/57/726Copy letter from AH White, Assistant Librarian of the Royal Society; to Sir Charles [Algernon] Parsons, FRS, KCB29 January 1920
NLB/55/525Copy letter from [Joseph John] Thomson, President of the Royal Society; to The Hon. Sir Charles Parsons, K.C.B., FRS16 May 1918
RR/17/207Referee's report by William Crookes, on a paper 'The conversion of diamond into coke in high vacuum by cathode rays' by Charles Algernon Parsons and Alan Archibald Campbell Swinton10 January 1908
NLB/64/127Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Charles [Algernon] Parsons, FRS5 February 1923
NLB/64/189Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Charles [Algernon] Parsons, FRS21 February 1923
NLB/63/605Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to The Honourable Sir Charles Parsons, K.C.B., FRS13 November 1922
NLB/64/820Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to The Hon. Sir Charles [Algernon] Parsons, FRS26 June 1923
NLB/64/788Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Hon. Sir Charles [Algernon] Parsons FRS19 June 1923
NLB/65/394Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Honourable Sir Charles [Algernon] Parsons, KCB, FRS; also sent to Professor [Charles Glover] Barkla, Professor [Arthur Stanley] Eddington, Sir [William Henry] Bragg, Professor [Thomas Ralph] Merton, Professor [Jocelyn Field] Thorpe, Sir [Frederick William] Andrewes, Professor [Edwin Stephen] Goodrich, Sir [Thomas Henry] Holland and Sir [Frederick William] Keeble.25 October 1923
NLB/71/654Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Ernest Rutherford, O.M., President of the Royal Society26 September 1928
NLB/68/715Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Honourable Sir Charles Parsons, KCB, FRS21 October 1925
NLB/69/246Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Secretary, British Association12 February 1926
NLB/68/946Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Honourable Sir Charles Parsons, KCB, FRS4 December 1925
NLB/71/954Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to The Hon. Sir Charles [Algernon] Parsons, K.C.B., FRS17 December 1928
NLB/71/188Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Stanley Smith] Cook Esq.4 February 1928
NLB/71/808Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to to the Hon.Sir Chalres [Algernon] Parsons, O.M., K.C.B., FRS1 November 1928
NLB/72/463Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Charles Parsons, OM, KCB, FRS5 November 1929
NLB/73/210Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Editor of 'The Times'2 March 1931
NLB/73/196Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to A. D. C. Parsons Esq., SW119 February 1931
NLB/71/187Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Charles [Algernon] Parsons, O.M., K.C.B., FRS26 January 1928
MS/525/6/10/7Copy letter, Charles Algernon Parsons, Holeyn Hall, Wylam-on-Tyne, to [Archibald] Barr14 March 1915
MS/525/6/6/3/31Copy letter from Charles Algernon Parsons, Junior Carlton Club, Pall Mall, to [Dugald] Clerk18 August 1915
MS/525/6/6/3/3Letter from Charles Algernon Parsons, C A Parsons and Company Limited, Heaton Works, Newcastle-on-Tyne, to [Dugald] Clerk7 May 1915
NLB/35/280Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Arthur Schuster, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chairman of the Physics and Chemistry Committee10 May 1907
RR/25/41Referee's report by John Allen Harker, on the Bakerian Lecture 'Experiments on the artificial production of diamond' by Charles Algernon Parsons[October 1918]
NLB/32/286Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dugald Clerk, 18 Southampton Buildings, Chancery Lane, E.C.13 February 1906
NLB/52New Letter Book volume 52, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration9 July 1915-8 March 1916
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