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John (Ian) Bartholomew

John Bartholomew (1890-1962)
Cartographer and Geographer
Born (1890-02-12)12 February 1890
Died 9 February 1962(1962-02-09) (aged 71)

John Bartholomew CBE, generally known as Ian Bartholomew (12 February 1890 – 9 February 1962) was a Scottish cartographer and geographer.

Bartholomew studied cartography in Leipzig, Paris and at the [1]

He was awarded the Military Cross after serving with the Gordon Highlanders and General Staff during the 1914—18 War.

He served as Honorary Secretary and President of the Royal Scottish Geographical Society (1920–54) and was awarded the Founder's Medal of the Royal Geographical Society of London. In 1960 he was appointed C.B.E.

He entrusted the management of the company to his three sons, Peter, John and Robert.

See also


  1. ^ Leslie Gardiner (1976). Bartholomew 150 Years. John Bartholomew & Son Ltd.  

External links

  • Bartholomew: A Scottish Family Heritage - site maintained by the family.
  • Times World Atlases official website including a History and Heritage section detailing landmark Times atlases
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