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John Christopher Bartholomew

John Christopher Bartholomew (or J.C. Bartholomew) (15 January 1923 – 16 January 2008) was a Scottish cartographer and geographer.

He was the son of John (Ian) Bartholomew (1890–1962), and the great-great-grandson of the founder of John Bartholomew and Son Ltd..

Bartholomew served as president of the British Cartographic Society in 1970–71. He was also a vice-president of the International Cartographic Association, 1972–80, and from 1987 to 1993, he was president of the Royal Scottish Geographical Society. He was also active on the committee of the Scottish Rights of Way Society (now ScotWays), and was made its honorary president.

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


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