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Colby, Thomas Frederick (1784–1852), surveyor and army officer

Elizabeth Baigent

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/5837

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Colby, Thomas Frederick (1784–1852), surveyor and army officer, was the eldest child of Major Thomas Colby (d. 1813), Royal Marines, and his wife, Cornelia Hadden, sister of Major-General John Murray Hadden, Royal Artillery, surveyor-general of the ordnance. He was born in the parish of ...

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Subjects: World History ; Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts ; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building ; Military History ; Land Forces and Warfare

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