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Charles Thomas Parsons

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Charles Thomas Parsons (1824- )

1848 April. Married at Edgbaston to Mary Anne Caroline Adelaide Demede the only surviving child of Captain Crawley of the 48th Regiment. CTP is a merchant son of Thomas Parsons, merchant. [1][2]

1851 Living at Vicargae Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham: Lawrence Crawley (age 54 born Ireland), Merchant. With his wife Cathe Crawley (age 50 born Ireland) and Harriett W Janconet (age 48 born Ireland); his son-in-law Chas. Thos. Parsons (age 27 born Birmingham), Merchant; his daughter Mary Parsons (age 29 born France) and his grand-daugher Meggy Partons (age 1 Month born Edgbaston). Three servants.[3]

1852 August 12th. Death of his wife Mary[4]

1853 Married in Dublin to Isabella the daughter of Henry Clare, late vice-president of the General Post Office.[5]

1864 Charles T. Parsons, Metal Merchant, Ann Street, Birmingham joins the I.Mech.E.[6]

1863 Listed as of Crawley and Parsons, Metal Merchants, in a prospectus for the Patent File Co.[7]

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Sources of Information

  1. Aris's Birmingham Gazette - Monday 03 April 1848
  2. Paddington Marriage Banns
  3. 1851 Census
  4. Gloucester Journal - Saturday 21 August 1852
  5. Dublin Evening Mail - Friday 04 November 1853
  6. 1864 Institution of Mechanical Engineers
  7. Birmingham Daily Post - Saturday 25 July 1863