The first complete survey of the coasts and inland regions
By PARSONS, J[ohn] , 1873

Barbados Surveyed by Staff Commander J Parsons RN. Assisted by Navigating Lieuts. H. R. Harris & G. Stanley, R.N., 1869.

America Caribbean
  • Author: PARSONS, J[ohn]
  • Publication place: London
  • Publisher: Published at the Admiralty under the Superintendence of Rear Admiral G.H. Richards C.B. F.R.S. Hydrographer, Sold by J.D. Potter Agent for the sale of the Admiralty Charts, 31 Poultry & 11 King St. Tower Hill
  • Publication date: 26th February, 1873. Small corrections to 1886.
  • Physical description: Engraved chart, coastal profiles below.
  • Dimensions: 980 by 645mm (38.5 by 25.5 inches).
  • Inventory reference: 2664


The Island had agreed to pay of the land survey, which was the first since Mayo’s survey of 1721. The hydrographic survey was the first ever of the Island and previous soundings had only been shown for Carlisle and Oistin Bays.


  1. MCC 64.