in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
P ublished online September 2005 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Publishing. 1028 words.
Measom, Sir George Samuel (1818–1901), publisher and philanthropist, was born in Blackheath, Kent, on 3 December 1818, and baptized in St Alfege, Greenwich, on 12 July 1819, perhaps the...