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Dawson, Robert Kearsley (1798–1861), 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/7355

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Dawson, Robert Kearsley (1798–1861), surveyor and cartographer, was born in Dover in 1798 while his father, the surveyor and cartographer Robert Dawson (1771–1860), was employed on the survey of Kent. He was one of eight children born to Robert and his wife, Jane Budgen...

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

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