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Hubback, Theodore Rathbone

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 4 words.

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Schomburgk, Sir Robert Hermann

G. C. Boase.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Travel and Holiday. 1334 words.

Schomburgk, Sir Robert Hermann (1804–1865), surveyor and traveller, was the son of the Revd Johann Friedrich Ludwig Schomburgk, a protestant minister in Thuringia, and Christine Julian, the...

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Singh, Mani

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Travel and Holiday. 4 words.

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Singh, Nain

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Travel and Holiday. 4 words.

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Wellsted, James Raymond

J. K. Laughton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Travel and Holiday. 541 words.

Wellsted, James Raymond (1805–1842), surveyor and traveller, was in 1828–9 secretary to Sir Charles Malcolm, superintendent of the Bombay marine. In 1830 he was appointed second-lieutenant...

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Williamson, Joseph

Jon Murden.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Engineering and Technology. 1114 words.

Williamson, Joseph (1769–1840), tunnel builder and philanthropist, was born on 10 March 1769, probably in Warrington, Lancashire. Little is known of his family or early life except that his...

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