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Charles Close Society gives the history of OS Maps.

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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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James Maxwell

James Maxwell

Developed the electromagnetic theory, unifying previous unrelated results. Born Edinburgh. Professor of Natural Philosophy at King's College London, 1860 - 65. Died Cambridge. Buried near Castle Do...

Person, Science, Scotland

2 memorials
Chambers Nicholson

Chambers Nicholson

Chemist and dye manufacturer. We found this man in Grace's Guide: Born in Lincoln as Edward Chambers Nicholson. 1845 became one of the first students at the Royal College of Chemistry. 1853 he form...

Person, Science

1 memorial
Chaim Weizmann

Chaim Weizmann

Scientist and statesman.  Born Chaim Azriel Weizmann, at Motol, near Pinsk, Belorussia. (Modern day Belarus). He studied in Germany and Switzerland producing a number of patents on dyestuffs. In 19...

Person, Politics & Administration, Science, Germany, Israel/Palestine, Switzerland

1 memorial
Edward Westermarck

Edward Westermarck

Philosopher and sociologist.  Born Helsinki.  Learnt English in order to read Darwin and others.  Came to England in 1897 and frequently thereafter.  Probably homosexual himself, he wrote on subjec...

Person, Science, Finland

1 memorial
Sir Julian Huxley

Sir Julian Huxley

Zoologist and philosopher.  Born 61 Russell Square.  Son of Leonard Huxley and grandson of zoologist Thomas Huxley.  Brother of novelist Aldous Huxley. Researched in support of Darwin's theory of e...

Person, Philosophy, Politics & Administration, Science

2 memorials