BURDETT, PETER PEREZ
- Born: 1735 Died: 1793
English surveyor and architect, active in the mid- to late eighteenth century, who also worked in Baden, Germany, for whom see Sarah Bendall, ed., Dictionary of Land Surveyors and Local Map-Makers of Great Britain and Ireland 1530-1850 (2nd edition, 1997), I, 76. According to Mrs Dorothy Bentley Smith,(1) he may have had Irish connections; she thinks that he was the only child by the second marriage of his father, William Burdett, that he may have been brought up around Dublin, and that he could have been apprenticed to RICHARD CASTLE.
(1) Letter of 8 Nov 1994 to IAA from Mrs Dorothy Bentley Smith, 237 Park Lane, Macclesfield, Cheshire SK11 8AA.