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Charles Close Society gives the history of OS Maps.

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Ordnance Survey

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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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Major-General William Roy

Greater London Council Major-General William Roy, 1726 - 1790, founder of th...

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Sir William Hooker

Sir William Hooker

Botanist. Born William Jackson Hooker at 7 Magdalen Street, Norwich. He collected specimens of mosses from Scotland and Iceland. Became first director of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew in 1841. Fat...

Person, Gardens / Agriculture, Science, Iceland / Faroe Islands, Scotland

1 memorial
Lord Kelvin

Lord Kelvin

Mathematical physicist and engineer. Born Belfast. His family moved to Glasgow when he was aged 11. Worked in thermodynamics and on the transatlantic cable. 1st Baron Kelvin. Died Largs Ayrshire.

Person, Science, Ireland, Scotland

5 memorials
Sir Arthur Eddington

Sir Arthur Eddington

Astronomer. mathematician and physicist. Born Arthur Stanley Eddington in Kendal, Westmorland. He is famous for his work concerning the theory of relativity, and wrote a number of articles explaini...

Person, Science

2 memorials
Georges Cuvier

Georges Cuvier

French naturalist and zoologist, sometimes referred to as the "founding father of paleontology". Cuvier was a major figure in natural sciences research in the early 19th century and was instrumenta...

Person, Race Issues, Science, France

1 memorial