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Kennedy, Edmund Besley Court (1818–1848), surveyor and explorer

H. M. Chichester

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/15366

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Kennedy, Edmund Besley Court (1818–1848), surveyor and explorer, was born on 5 September 1818 at St Peter Port, Guernsey, Channel Islands, the sixth of the eight children of Colonel Thomas Kennedy and Mary Ann, daughter of Thomas Smith, sometime lord mayor of London...

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Subjects: World History ; Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts ; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building ; Maps and Map-making ; Australasian and Pacific History

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