1790 – Born on the 4th of July in Gwernvale Manor near Crickhowell, in Powys, Wales.
1791- He was baptised in St Alfege’s Church, Greenwich, London, England.
1806 – He travelled to India as a cadet.
1814 – He was selected to take part in the reconnaissance of Java, Indonesia .
1818 – He appointed as a assistant Colonel.
1830 – He was appointed Surveyor-General of India.
1843 – He as a Surveyor-General of India.
– He returned to England.
1862 – He was elected Vice-President of the Royal Geographical Society.
1866 – He died on the 1st of December in Greenwich, London, England.