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Farey, John (1766–1826), geologist and surveyor

H. S. Torrens.

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; Geology and the Lithosphere. 1888 words.

Farey, John (1766–1826), geologist and surveyor, was born on 24 September 1766 at Woburn, Bedfordshire, on the fourth duke of Bedford's estate, at the farm tenanted by his parents, John...

Griffith, Sir Richard John, first baronet (1784–1878), geologist and valuator

Gordon L. Herries Davies.

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; Geology and the Lithosphere. 1565 words.

Griffith, Sir Richard John, first baronet (1784–1878), geologist and valuator, was born at 8 Hume Street, Dublin, on 20 September 1784, the eldest son of Richard Griffith (1752–1820) and...

Portlock, Joseph Ellison (1794–1864), surveyor, army officer, and geologist

R. H. Vetch.

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; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Geology and the Lithosphere. 1136 words.

Portlock, Joseph Ellison (1794–1864), surveyor, army officer, and geologist, the only son of Captain Nathaniel Portlock (d. 1817), was born at Gosport, Hampshire, on 30 September 1794....

Voysey, Henry Wesley (1791–1824), geologist and surveyor

D. T. Moore.

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; Geology and the Lithosphere. 1087 words.

Voysey, Henry Wesley (1791–1824), geologist and surveyor, was born in Salisbury, the son of a Baptist minister, Henry Voysey, and his wife, Ann Maria Annesley (née Ellison). He was the...