Philip Jackson (surveyor)

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Philip Jackson (24 September 1802, Durham – 1879) was a British Royal Navy lieutenant,[1][2] who laid out the city plan (the Jackson Plan) for Singapore in 1822. He was a key person in Raffles plans for the settlement. The Elgin Bridge in Singapore was once named in his honour.


  1. ^ Vernon, Cornelius-Takahama (28 May 1998). "Philip Jackson". Singapore Infopedia. National Library Board. Archived from the original on 27 July 2009. Retrieved 12 October 2009.
  2. ^ "Jackson, Philip". Retrieved 15 October 2018.