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Fuller, Francis (1807–1887), surveyor and land agent, was born in Coulsdon, Surrey, on 29 June 1807, the son of John and Sarah Sayer Fuller. His father was then a substantial farmer, but by 1837 was described as a land surveyor. Francis was educated at ...

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Johnson, Isaac (1754–1835), topographical artist and land surveyor, was born at Pettistree Lodge, near Wickham Market, Suffolk, and baptized in Pettistree church on 27 January 1754, the second of three artistic sons of John Johnson (c.1722–1780), land surveyor and farm bailiff, and ...

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Morris, Lewis (1701–1765), land surveyor and author, was born on 27 February 1701 in the parish of Llanfihangel Tre'r-beirdd, on the island of Anglesey, the first of the five children of Morris Prichard (1674–1763), cooper, tenant farmer, and small merchant, and Marged Morris (1671–1752)...

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Rathborne, Aaron (b. 1571/2), land surveyor and author, was possibly trained by the London mathematician and teacher John Goodwyn, but his origins are obscure. From 1605 he was surveying estates in Yorkshire, Cumberland, Durham, and Lincolnshire, and he was one of those employed in the Jacobean surveys of crown lands. He surveyed land in ...

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Wing, Vincent (1619–1668), astronomer, astrologer, and land surveyor, was born on 9 April 1619 at North Luffenham, Rutland, the son of Vincent Wing (1587–1660) of North Luffenham. The family, settled there for three generations but originally from Wales, was of 'rather good, than great' standing, in the words of ...