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Horwood, Richard (1757/8–1803), surveyor and cartographer

Elizabeth Baigent

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/52774

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Horwood, Richard (1757/8–1803), surveyor and cartographer, the son of William and Mary Horwood, was baptized at the church of St Mary, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, on 26 March 1758. An elder brother Thomas was baptized at the same church on 2 April 1749. Horwood appears again at the age of twenty-one when he surveyed the estate of ...

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

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