ex 'Chorographia Britanniae'. Thomas Badeslade (fl.1719-45) was an engineer and surveyor. Thomas was also an author and draughtsman who drew maps of the Fens as part of his work of waterway improvements. His only atlas is the 'Chorographia Britanniae' issued in 1742 published by W H Toms who engraved the maps. There were later editions to c.1749. Skelton-Hodson 188.