Browse Entries

Use Trove to find more resources by/about this Biographical entry

  • Trove

Biographical entry Parkinson, Wilfred Charles (1884 - 1964)

Born
8 May 1884
Greenwich, England
Died
3 November 1964
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Magnetic observer

Summary

Wilfred Charles Parkinson is author of over forty articles on magnetic phenomena. He was a magnetic observer at the Carnegie Institute from 1913 to 1951 and also worked at the Watheroo Magnetic Observatory in Western Australia, and in Brazil, Scotland and England.

Details

Events

1901 - 1908
Career position - Computer at the Greenwich Observatory, UK
1908 - 1913
Career position - Assistant at the Eskdalemuir Observatory in Scotland
1913 - 1951
Career position - Magnetic Observer with the Department of Terrestrial Magnetism at the Carnegie Institution of Washington, USA
1919 - 1921
Career position - Assistant at the Watheroo Magnetic Observatory in Western Australia
1921
Career position - Officer-in-charge at Watheroo Magnetic Observatory
1930 - 1933
Career position - Officer-in-charge at Watheroo Magnetic Observatory
1934 - 1936
Career position - Officer-in-charge at Watheroo Magnetic Observatory
1939 - 1946
Career position - Officer-in-charge at Watheroo Magnetic Observatory
1952 - 1953
Career position - UNESCO consultant at the Tatuoca Magnetic Observatory in Brazil

Published resources

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.