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Sir Charles Algernon Parsons

Sir Charles Algernon Parsons

Birth
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Death 11 Feb 1931 (aged 76)
Kingston, Jamaica
Burial Cambridge, City of Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
Plot Chapel
Memorial ID 21265 · View Source
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Engineer, scientist and industrialist. Pioneer of turbine technology, founding the succesful company C. A. Parsons Ltd. based in Newcastle. Also invented the 'auxetophone' for amplifiynig double-basses, but this proved less popular and profitable. Died on his yacht in Jamaica.

Bio by: David Conway


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 13 Apr 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21265
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sir Charles Algernon Parsons (13 Jun 1854–11 Feb 1931), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21265, citing St Johns College, Cambridge, City of Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .