Sheerness, Kent

Mathematical Gazetteer of the British Isles

The dockyards of Sheerness were laid out by Samuel Pepys in the early 1660s - recall he was Clerk of Acts to the Navy [1]; [2] -- but the note shows that Pepys' layout was a preliminary to later work.

References (show)

  1. Coster, E. L. Out and Around London - North. A Geographia Guide, Geographia Ltd., London, nd [c1973]. (2), p.116
  2. Pepys, Samuel. The Diary of Samuel Pepys M.A., F.R.S; Clerk of the Acts and Secretary to the Admiralty Transcribed by the late Rev. Mynors Bright, M.A. from the shorthand manuscript in the Pepysian Library, Magdalene College, Cambridge. Edited with Additions by Henry B. Wheatley, F.S.A. 18 Aug 1665

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