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Huddart, Joseph (1741-1816), hydrographer and engineer

Susanna Fisher

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/14023
Huddart, Joseph (1741-1816), hydrographer and engineer

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Huddart, Joseph (1741-1816), hydrographer and engineer, was born on 11 January 1741 at Allonby, Cumberland, the only child of William Huddart (1704-1762), farmer and shoemaker, and his wife, Rachel. Huddart attended school in Allonby under the local clergyman, a well-educated man who introduced him to astronomy. He showed particular ability ...

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