Charles Samuel Pollock Parish (1822-1897) served as a chaplain with the armies of the Honourable East India Corporate till 1858, and then he served, in the similar capability, in British Imperial India, which incorporated Burma (now Myanmar). He was once based totally at Moulmein in Burma from 1852 till 1878. For the primary time an in depth account of his existence and time in Burma is supplied, at the side of a few of his unique sketches of Moulmein and the encompassing united states. He came upon many new species all through his travels in Tenasserim and undertook the most important day trip into the inner of the little-identified area. Parish and his spouse, Eleanor, have been gifted artists and painted such a lot in their discoveries. The medical significance in their paintings is substantial, they illustrated many novelties and, in impact, their art work and drawings are of the sort collections of dozens of orchid species. The unique illustrations of the orchids of Burmese Tenasserim were saved within the documents of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, on the grounds that Parish’s loss of life. This Ray Society quantity will, for the primary time, lead them to to be had to a much broader target audience, at the side of an updated taxonomic remedy. Slightly-identified account of Parish’s such a lot vital day trip could also be supplied, at the side of his itinerary and a map.