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A Revolution in Mapping: History of the Ordnance Survey
12 November 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Ian Archibald, Burntisland Heritage Trust
Ian is a retired cartographer who has spent almost his entire working life in survey and mapping. He was the Cartographic and Geographic Information Systems Manager for the Crown Estate Office in Edinburgh. Prior to working for the Crown Estate he had a nomadic career working all over the U.K. as a cartographic surveyor and survey manager with the Ordnance Survey.
He describes himself as having many varied interests particularly in the development of local heritage and social history. He is a former sports diver and maintains a keen interest and focus on historic shipwrecks and marine archaeology. Since retirement he has continued his love of geography and the outdoors with regular outings to the hills, mountains, islands and lochs of his native Scotland. A former past president he has been a member of the Association of Speakers Clubs for the past 30 years polishing his presentational skills to the highest standard.