George Kemp

KEMP, George (fl.1823-1843) — London & Leeds

Surveyor and lithographer. Produced Map of the country ten miles round Harrogate 1832 — engraved by Franks & Johnson; Robert Baker, Cholera plan of Leeds 1833 — with John Sowerby; a map of Halifax 1833 — again with Sowerby; a map of Bradford 1834 — with Sowerby; West Riding of Yorkshire for James Bell, “A new and comprehensive gazetteer of England and Wales” 1834; a map of Maidstone 1834; maps of Gravesend and Reigate 1835; a plan of Guildford 1836; Grahams new map of England and Wales with part of Scotland, showing the mail coach, turnpike & railroads, canals &c. for “The British traveller : containing distance tables for every county in England” 1838 — for John and Charles Walker; The districts according to the new Bankruptcy Act 1843, etc. (For names in bold see BME 2011).

George Kemp, land surveyor of London, married Hannah King of Tunbridge Wells, at Tonbridge 3 Jan 1823. In partnership with Christopher Greenwood and John Greenwood as land surveyors, the partnership formally dissolved by mutual consent dated 3 Aug 1827 (London Gazette 10 Aug 1827). He worked in partnership with John Sowerby 1832-1833 and he was probably the Kemp of “Kemp & Nichols” who produced some similar lithographed town-plans in 1835. (For names in bold see BME 2011).

41 Brunswick Street, Hackney Road, London — 1843

Bonser. BNA. COPAC. NA. Tooley.

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