in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
P ublished online October 2009 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Maps and Map-making; History of the Americas; Religion; Education. 1658 words.
Thomson, James [Diego] (1788–1854), evangelist and school promoter, was born in Creetown, Kirkcudbrightshire, on 1 September 1788, the youngest of three sons of William Thomson, school...