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. 1505 words.
Turnor, Philip (1750/51–1799/1800), land surveyor and map maker, came from Laleham, Middlesex, and was originally engaged in farming. He first comes to notice in the records of the Hudson's...
in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Maps and Map-making; Cartography; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 738 words.
Thompson, David (30 April 1770–10 February 1857), explorer, cartographer, and fur trader, was born in London, England, the son of David Thompson and Ann (maiden name unknown). His father...