Authorised form of nameParsons; Robert Mann (1829 - 1897)
Dates1829 - 1897
Date of birth29 September 1829
Place of deathGreenwich
Date of death20 May 1897
Joined the Royal Engineers; served in Chatham (1847-1849), Woolwich (1849-1850) and Nova Scotia (1850-1854); served with the Ordnance Survey of Great Britain (1854-1858); served in British Columbia (1858-1863); Captain (1862); Rejoined the Ordnance Survey (1866-1879); Major (1872); Lieutenant Colonel (1873); Colonel (1878); retired (1879)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election02/06/1870
Bulloch's Roll
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA6422
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
NLB/4/379Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to General Robert Mann Parsons5 May 1890
NLB/15/6Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs Harrison & Sons4 June 1897
EC/1870/11Parsons, Robert Mann: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MC/9/90Letter from R M [Robert Mann] Parsons, Ordnance Survey Office, Southampton, to Walter White, [Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]6 June 1870
MC/9Volume 9 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1870-June 1873
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