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Gascoyne, Joel (bap. 1650, d. 1705), chart maker and cartographer

William Ravenhill.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Travel and Holiday; Cartography. 896 words.

Gascoyne, Joel (bap. 1650, d. 1705), chart maker and cartographer, was baptized in Holy Trinity parish, Hull, on 31 October 1650, the younger child and only son of Thomas Gascoyne or...

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Hack, William (fl. 1671–1702), chart maker

James William Kelly.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Travel and Holiday; Cartography. 863 words.

Hack, William (fl. 1671–1702), chart maker, was the son of Charles Hack, a Winchester innkeeper. He was apprenticed to Andrew Welch, a cartographer of the Thames, or Drapers' Company,...

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Harriot, Thomas

David B. Quinn.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; World History; Travel and Holiday; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Cartography; Astronomy and Astrophysics. 1096 words.

Harriot, Thomas (1560–02 July 1621), scientist, linguist, and author of the first English book on North America, was born in Oxford (city or county), England; his parentage is unknown. As...

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Horsburgh [Horsbrough], James (1762–1836), hydrographer and chart maker

Andrew S. Cook.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Travel and Holiday; Cartography; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Oceanography and Hydrology. 1544 words.

Horsburgh [Horsbrough], James (1762–1836), hydrographer and chart maker, was born at Elie, Fife, on 23 September 1762, the son of William Horsbrough, shoemaker, and his wife, Jean Given or...

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Plant, (Samuel) Cornell (1866–1921), river pilot and cartographer

Simon Winchester.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Travel and Holiday; Cartography. 1593 words.

Plant, (Samuel) Cornell (1866–1921), river pilot and cartographer, was born at Framlingham, Suffolk, on 8 August 1866, the second son and third child (of four) of Samuel Plant (b. 1828/9),...

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