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Arrowsmith, Aaron, the elder (1750-1823), cartographer and map publisher

Elizabeth Baigent

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/698
Arrowsmith, Aaron, the elder (1750-1823), cartographer and map publisher

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Arrowsmith, Aaron, the elder (1750-1823), cartographer and map publisher, was born on 14 July 1750 at Winston, co. Durham, the son of John and Mary Arrowsmith. His father died when Aaron was young and his mother then married a wastrel who reduced the family fortune. Aaron may have been taught ...

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Subjects: biography ; history

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