Name: John Trundy
Biographical Dates: fl. 1774 - 1802
Biography: John Trundy was a maker of wooden surveyor's compasses in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. His compass cards were engraved by Thomas Wightman.
[He may be the father of John Trundy (1800-1873), who was was born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire on June 29, 1800, the son of John and Sarah Trundy. He made and sold scientific instruments from about 1827 until 1851. In 1850, he became an agent of the Portsmouth Gaslight Company, where he worked until 1871, rising to to be its director. In 1853, he was also chief of the Portsmouth Fire Department. He was also at one time the sealer of weights and measures.]
Text Entries: Reference:
Webster's Instrument Maker's Database.