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date: 09 May 2021

Parsons, Sir Charles Algernonlocked

(1854–1931)
  • Claude Gibb
  • , revised by Anita McConnell

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Parsons, Sir Charles Algernon (1854–1931), engineer and scientist, was born at 13 Connaught Place, Hyde Park, London, on 13 June 1854, the youngest of the six sons of William Parsons, third earl of Rosse (1800–1867), and his wife, Mary Parsons, countess of Rosse...

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