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Cary, John (1755–1835), cartographer

David Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cartography; World History. 702 words.

Cary, John (1755–1835), cartographer, was born on 23 February 1755 in Corsley, Wiltshire, the second of the four sons and one of possibly five or more children of George Cary, maltster, and...

Crew [Crewe], Randolph [Randall, Ralph] (1631–1657), cartographer

Elizabeth Baigent.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cartography; World History. 562 words.

Crew [Crewe], Randolph [Randall, Ralph] (1631–1657), cartographer, was born on 6 April 1631, at Westminster, the second son of Sir Clipsby (Clippesby) Crew (or Crewe; 1599–1648), former MP,...

Cuningham, William (c. 1531–1586), physician and cartographer

Samuel Pyeatt Menefee.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Cartography; World History. 809 words.

Cuningham, William (c. 1531–1586), physician and cartographer, was probably born in Norfolk. He was admitted pensioner at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, in 1548, matriculated three...

Cursiter, Stanley (1887–1976), painter, museum director, and cartographer

Jill C. Mackenzie.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cartography; World History; Art; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1288 words.

Cursiter, Stanley (1887–1976), painter, museum director, and cartographer, was born on 29 April 1887 at Kirkwall, Orkney, the fourth of four children of John Scott Cursiter (1850–1896),...

Darton, Nelson Horatio

Ellis L. Yochelson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Oceanography and Hydrology; Cartography; World History; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Geology and the Lithosphere. 1109 words.

Darton, Nelson Horatio (17 December 1865–28 February 1948), geological mapper, groundwater specialist, and bibliographer, was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of William Darton, Jr., a...

Dawson, Robert (1771–1860), surveyor and cartographer

Elizabeth Baigent.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Cartography. 612 words.

Dawson, Robert (1771–1860), surveyor and cartographer, was born in Plymouth on 10 November 1771, the seventh of ten children born to Matthew Dawson (d. 1783) and his wife, and their only...

Dawson, Robert Kearsley (1798–1861), surveyor and cartographer

Elizabeth Baigent.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Cartography. 627 words.

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...

De Brahm, William Gerard

Louis De Vorsey.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Cartography; World History; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 1927 words.

De Brahm, William Gerard (20 August 1718–03 July 1799?), surveyor-cartographer and military engineer, was born in Koblenz, Germany, the son of Johann Phillip von Brahm, court musician to...

De Witt, Simeon

Silvio A. Bedini.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Cartography; World History; Business and Management. 1365 words.

De Witt, Simeon (25 December 1756–03 December 1834), cartographer, surveyor, and land developer, was born in Wawarsing, Ulster County, New York, the son of Andries De Witt, a physician, and...

Donn [Donne], Benjamin (1729–1798), mathematician and cartographer

Elizabeth Baigent.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics; Cartography; World History. 1145 words.

Donn [Donne], Benjamin (1729–1798), mathematician and cartographer, was born in Bideford, Devon, and baptized there on 22 June 1729, the last of six children of George Donn (b. in or before...

Dunthorne, James (c. 1730–1815), portrait and miniature painter and map-maker

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Cartography; World History. 3 words.

See Dunthorne, John

Elder, John [Jhone Eldar] (fl. 1533–1565), cartographer and propagandist

Marcus Merriman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Cartography; World History. 999 words.

Elder, John [Jhone Eldar] (fl. 1533–1565), cartographer and propagandist, was a native of Caithness—a ‘redshank’, as he styled himself. He was educated on Skye and Lewis before continuing...

Emory, William Hemsley

Norman J. W. Thrower.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Cartography; World History; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1105 words.

Emory, William Hemsley (07 September 1811–01 December 1887), soldier, surveyor, and cartographer, was born on the family plantation, “Poplar Grove,” in Queen Annes County, Maryland, the son...

Evans, Lewis

Elizabeth Noble Shor.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cartography; World History; Geology and the Lithosphere. 1164 words.

Evans, Lewis (1700–11 June 1756), cartographer and geologist, was born in Llangwnadl, Carnarvonshire, Wales. His background and details of his personal life are not known. The earliest...

Evans, Lewis (c. 1700–1756), cartographer and geologist

Elizabeth Baigent.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cartography; World History; Geology and the Lithosphere. 1096 words.

Evans, Lewis (c. 1700–1756), cartographer and geologist, was born in Llangwnnadl, near Pwllheli, Caernarvonshire. Of his early life and parentage nothing is known. By 1736 he was a surveyor...

Eyre [married name Blythe], Mary (b. before 1603, d. in or after 1633), commissioner of a tapestry map

Elizabeth Baigent.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Cartography; World History; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art. 594 words.

Eyre [married name Blythe], Mary (b. before 1603, d. in or after 1633), commissioner of a tapestry map, was the eldest daughter of Anthony Eyre (c.1576–1643×58) of Laughton-en-le-Morthen,...

Faden, William (1749–1836), engraver and cartographer

Laurence Worms.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cartography; World History; Prints and Printmaking. 589 words.

Faden, William (1749–1836), engraver and cartographer, was born in London on 11 July 1749, the younger son and sixth of eight known children of William Faden (1711–1783), formerly...

Fidler, Peter (1769–1822), surveyor and cartographer

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Cartography. 3 words.

See Turnor, Philip

Fordham, Sir Herbert George (1854–1929), writer on cartography

E. Lynam.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cartography; World History. 777 words.

Fordham, Sir Herbert George (1854–1929), writer on cartography, the eldest son of Herbert Fordham, brewer, of Odsey, Ashwell, Hertfordshire, and his wife, Constantia Elizabeth, daughter of...

Gascoyne, Joel (bap. 1650, d. 1705), chart maker and cartographer

William Ravenhill.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Travel and Holiday; Cartography. 896 words.

Gascoyne, Joel (bap. 1650, d. 1705), chart maker and cartographer, was baptized in Holy Trinity parish, Hull, on 31 October 1650, the younger child and only son of Thomas Gascoyne or...