COLBY, THOMAS FREDERICK #
- Born: 1784 Died: 1852
British military engineer, for whom see Oxford DNB and Min.Proc.Inst.CE 12 (1852-3), 132-137. Thomas Colby was in charge of the Ordnance Survey of Ireland between 1825 and 1846. His assistants included THOMAS DRUMMOND , THOMAS LARCOM and JOSEPH ELLISON PORTLOCK.
|Andrews, J.h.||A Paper Landscape: the Ordnance Survey in nineteenth-century Ireland||1975||Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1975.|
|Portlock, Joseph Ellison||Memoir of the Life of Major-general T. Colby, together with a Sketch of the Origin and Progress of the Ordnance Survey of Great Britain and Ireland||1869||London, 1869.|