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Ainslie, John (1745–1828), cartographer and land surveyor

Ian Adams

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/37098

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Ainslie, John (1745–1828), cartographer and land surveyor, was born on 22 April 1745 in Jedburgh, the younger son and younger child of John Ainslie, druggist in Jedburgh, writer to the signet, and burgess of the burgh. He may have been educated at Jedburgh grammar school...

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Subjects: Architecture ; World History ; Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts ; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building ; Cartography

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