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Bryant, William Andrewes (Andrew) (1799–1878), surveyor and map maker, was born on 23 August 1799 in Reigate, Surrey, the seventh and youngest child of William Bryant (1760–1844) and his wife Charlotte, née Andrewes (1758–1835). His father was an attorney, political radical, landowner, and antiquarian and dealer in books and prints who was also an insolvent debtor and bankrupt throughout most of ...

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Roy, William (1726–1790), surveyor and founder of the Ordnance Survey, was born on 4 May 1726 at Miltonhead, Lanarkshire, Scotland, the second child of John Roy (d. 1748), factor to Sir William Gordon of Milton and, after 1737, an ordained elder of the kirk, and his wife, ...