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Captain William Mudge

Person  Male  Born 1/12/1762  Died 17/4/1820

Categories: Armed Forces, Science

Countries: USA

Surveyor. Born Plymouth, godson of Samuel Johnson. Served in South Carolina. 1791 joined the Ordnance Trigonometrical Survey and became its director in 1798. Thus a very important figure in the work of the Ordnance Survey at this period. Lived at the Tower of London, and then at 4 Holles Street.

We can't find a picture of Mudge so we've used one of his maps.

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Captain William Mudge

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General Roy's cannon - south

The cannon was installed in 1791 by Mudge. The plaque came later in 1926. Fr...

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