James Thompson (cartographer)

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James Thompson was a leading early cartographer. He produced one of the first maps of York - his Plan of the City of York and Ainsty (1785), which was based on the work of Francis White.

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  • A chart of the North Sea, from the Forelands to North Bergen, and from the Scaw to the Orkneys and Shetland. Shewing the harbours, havens, bays and roads, banks, rocks, shoals, depths of water, &ca. with the most remarkable appearances of land. Done from various surveys, of the British, Dutch, and Danish pilots by James Thompson, Mariner, 1777. Publ. Robert Sayer[1] [2]