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Adair, John (1660–1718), geographer and cartographer

Charles W. J. Withers.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Earth Sciences and Geography; Cartography; World History. 1491 words.

Adair, John (1660–1718), geographer and cartographer, was born on 2 September 1660 in Leith, Scotland. Nothing is known of his parents or his early education. The first firm reference to...

Adams, Clement (c. 1519–1587), schoolmaster and map engraver

R. C. D. Baldwin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cartography; World History; Education; Prints and Printmaking. 719 words.

Adams, Clement (c. 1519–1587), schoolmaster and map engraver, was born at Buckington, Warwickshire. He was educated at Eton between 1530 and 1536, and subsequently at the King's Hall,...

Adams, Dudley (1762–1830)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cartography; World History; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 3 words.

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Adams family (per. 1734–1817), makers of scientific instruments and globes

John R. Millburn.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cartography; World History; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 1900 words.

Adams family (per. 1734–1817), makers of scientific instruments and globes, came to prominence through George Adams senior (bap. 1709, d. 1772), who was baptized on 17 April 1709 in the...

Adams, John (b. before 1670, d. 1738), cartographer

Elizabeth Baigent.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cartography; World History. 510 words.

Adams, John (b. before 1670, d. 1738), cartographer, came originally from Shropshire. He attended Shrewsbury School, and later lived at Tanfield Court, Inner Temple, London, where he was a...

Ainslie, John (1745–1828), cartographer and land surveyor

Ian Adams.

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; Cartography. 744 words.

Ainslie, John (1745–1828), cartographer and land surveyor, was born on 22 April 1745 in Jedburgh, the younger son and younger child of John Ainslie, druggist in Jedburgh, writer to the...

Arrowsmith, Aaron, the elder (1750–1823), cartographer and map publisher

Elizabeth Baigent.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cartography; World History; Publishing. 870 words.

Arrowsmith, Aaron, the elder (1750–1823), cartographer and map publisher, was born on 14 July 1750 at Winston, co. Durham, the son of John and Mary Arrowsmith. His father died when Aaron...

Arrowsmith, John (1790–1873), cartographer and map publisher

Elizabeth Baigent.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cartography; World History; Publishing. 579 words.

Arrowsmith, John (1790–1873), cartographer and map publisher, was born on 23 April 1790 on a farm in Winston, co. Durham, the son of Thomas Arrowsmith of an old-established family. With...

Arrowsmith, Samuel (1805–1839)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cartography; World History; Publishing. 5 words.

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Arrowsmith the younger, Aaron (1802–1854)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cartography; World History; Publishing. 5 words.

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Bartholomew, John George (1860–1920), geographer and cartographer

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Earth Sciences and Geography; Cartography; World History. 3 words.

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Beaufort, Daniel Augustus (1739–1821), Church of Ireland clergyman and cartographer

Toby Barnard.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cartography; World History; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1451 words.

Beaufort, Daniel Augustus (1739–1821), Church of Ireland clergyman and cartographer, was the eldest son of the Revd Daniel Cornelius de Beaufort (1700–1788) and his wife, Esther Gougeon....

Beck, Henry Charles [Harry] (1902–1974), graphic artist and map designer

Elizabeth Baigent.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cartography; World History; Graphic Design and Typography. 1133 words.

Beck, Henry Charles [Harry] (1902–1974), graphic artist and map designer, was born on 4 June 1902 at 14 Wesley Road, Leyton, Essex, the second child and only son of Joshua Try Beck,...

Blome, Richard (bap. 1635?, d. 1705), cartographer and bookseller

S. Mendyk.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Cartography; World History; Publishing. 868 words.

Blome, Richard (bap. 1635?, d. 1705), cartographer and bookseller, may have been the son of Jacob Blome and his wife, Mary, baptized at St Ann Blackfriars, London, on 10 July 1635,...

Bowen, Emanuel (1693/4–1767), engraver and map maker

Iolo Roberts and Menai Roberts.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cartography; World History; Prints and Printmaking. 1574 words.

Bowen, Emanuel (1693/4–1767), engraver and map maker, was the son of Owen Bowen (d. 1730), gentleman, of Talley, Carmarthenshire, South Wales, and his wife, Anne (d. 1721). On 7 September...

Bradley, Abraham, Jr.

Richard R. John.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Cartography; World History. 1132 words.

Bradley, Abraham, Jr. (21 February 1767– May 1838), public administrator and topographer, was born in Litchfield, Connecticut, the son of Abraham Bradley, a public officer, and Hannah...

Burdett, Peter Perez (1734/5–1793), cartographer and draughtsman

Paul Laxton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cartography; World History. 665 words.

Burdett, Peter Perez (1734/5–1793), cartographer and draughtsman, was probably born in Eastwood, Essex, the only son of William and Elizabeth Burdett. His Christian names derive from his...

Burns, Edward Spenser (1861–1885)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cartography; World History; African History; Maps and Map-making. 4 words.

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Cabot, Sebastian (c. 1481/2–1557), explorer and cartographer

David Loades.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Maps and Map-making; Cartography; History of the Americas; Asian History; European History. 3533 words.

Cabot, Sebastian (c. 1481/2–1557), explorer and cartographer, was the son of the explorer and navigator John Cabot (c. 1451–1498) and his wife, Mattea.

Neither the place nor the...

Campbell, Eila Muriel Joice (1915–1994), university teacher and historian of cartography

Anita McConnell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cartography; World History; Education; Earth Sciences and Geography. 1101 words.

Campbell, Eila Muriel Joice (1915–1994), university teacher and historian of cartography, was born on 31 December 1915 at Ropley, Hampshire, the eldest child of Walter Howard Claude...