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Robert Mann Parsons


Army officer and surveyor. Attended the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich. Commanded the survey office in British Columbia, 1858–63. Surveyor, Survey of Great Britain, Chatham, 1863–9. Superintendent, Ordnance Survey Office, Southampton, 1869–79. FRS 1870.


Captain Robert Mann Parsons: "Expert knowledge of survey". The Royal Engineers in her Britannic Majesty’s colonies of Vancouver’s Island and British Columbia (accessed 14 September 2010).