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Burdett, Peter Perez (1734/5–1793), cartographer and draughtsman

Paul Laxton

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Burdett, Peter Perez (1734/5–1793), cartographer and draughtsman, was probably born in Eastwood, Essex, the only son of William and Elizabeth Burdett. His Christian names derive from his maternal grandfather, Peter Perez, vicar of Eastwood (1697–1748), from whom he inherited a small estate.

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