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Ferguson, George Ekem (1864–1897), surveyor and colonial agent

David Killingray.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; World History; Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1110 words.

Ferguson, George Ekem (1864–1897), surveyor and colonial agent, was born on 14 July 1864 at Anomabu, in the British west African colony of the Gold Coast, the surviving twin son of Robert...

Gerard, Alexander (1792–1839), surveyor and explorer

Katherine Prior.

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; Maps and Map-making; Asian History; Indian History. 1055 words.

Gerard, Alexander (1792–1839), surveyor and explorer, was born in Old Machar parish, Old Aberdeen, on 19 February 1792, the second of the five sons of Gilbert Gerard DD (1760–1815), of...

Gregory, Francis Thomas (1821–1888)

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; Australasian and Pacific History; Maps and Map-making. 5 words.

See Gregory, Sir Augustus Charles

Gregory, Sir Augustus Charles (1819–1905), explorer and surveyor in Australia

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; Australasian and Pacific History; Maps and Map-making. 1143 words.

Gregory, Sir Augustus Charles (1819–1905), explorer and surveyor in Australia, born on 1 August 1819 at Farnsfield, Nottinghamshire, was the second of the five sons of Joshua Gregory...

Kennedy, Edmund Besley Court (1818–1848), surveyor and explorer

H. M. Chichester.

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; Maps and Map-making; Australasian and Pacific History. 568 words.

Kennedy, Edmund Besley Court (1818–1848), surveyor and explorer, was born on 5 September 1818 at St Peter Port, Guernsey, Channel Islands, the sixth of the eight children of Colonel Thomas...

McNair, William Watts (1849–1889), surveyor and explorer

W. A. J. Archbold.

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; Maps and Map-making; Asian History; Indian History. 500 words.

McNair, William Watts (1849–1889), surveyor and explorer, was born on 13 September 1849. He joined the Indian survey department on 1 September 1867. His first twelve years of service were...

Mitchell, Sir Thomas Livingston (1792–1855), surveyor and explorer in Australia

Alan E. J. Andrews.

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; Australasian and Pacific History; Maps and Map-making. 1826 words.

Mitchell, Sir Thomas Livingston (1792–1855), surveyor and explorer in Australia, was born on 15 June 1792 in the parish of Falkirk, Stirlingshire, Scotland, the eldest of the four children...

Oxley, John Joseph William Molesworth (c. 1785–1828), surveyor and explorer in Australia

H. M. Chichester.

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; Australasian and Pacific History; Maps and Map-making. 935 words.

Oxley, John Joseph William Molesworth (c. 1785–1828), surveyor and explorer in Australia, born at Kirkham Abbey, Yorkshire, was the son of John Oxley, a man of landed stock, and his wife,...

Stuart, John McDouall (1815–1866), land surveyor and explorer in Australia

Martyn Webb.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; World History; Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Australasian and Pacific History; Maps and Map-making. 1216 words.

Stuart, John McDouall (1815–1866), land surveyor and explorer in Australia, was born in Rectory Lane, Dysart, Fife, on 7 September 1815, the fourth of the seven (possibly nine) children and...