Bartholomew, John George

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Bartholomew, John George Gender: M
born on 22 March 1860 at 13:30 (= 1:30 PM )
Place Edinburgh, Scotland, 55n57, 3w13
Timezone GMT h0w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Wright
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 02°10' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 01°58 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 13°34'

John George Bartholomew


Scottish scientist, a geographer and cartographer who introduced layer contour colouring to topography mapping. He developed special maps and atlases.

Bartholomew married and had four children. He died in Cintra, Portugal on 14 April 1920 at age 60.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Paul Wright collection quotes B.C.

Sy Scholfield later provided a copy of the birth registry entry and upgraded the Rodden Rating to BC/BR in hand.


  • Family : Parenting : Kids more than 3 (Four)
  • Vocation : Science : Geology (Geographer)
  • Vocation : Travel : Explorer (Cartographer)
  • Notable : Extraordinary Talents : For Visual perception
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator (Layer coloring-cartography)