Author:Joshua Jebb

Joshua Jebb

British Royal Engineer and the British Surveyor-General of convict prisons

Joshua Jebb


  • A Practical Treatise on Strengthening and Defending Outposts, Villages, Houses, Bridges (8vo, Chatham, 1836)
  • Modern Prisons: their Construction and Ventilation (4to, London, 1844)
  • Notes on the Theory and Practice of Sinking Artesian Wells (4to, 1844)
  • Manual for the Militia, or Fighting made Easy: a Practical Treatise on Strengthening and Defending Military Posts, &c., in reference to the Duties of a Force engaged in Disputing the Advance of an Enemy (12mo, London, 1853)
  • A Flying Shot at Fergusson and his “Perils of Portsmouth,” “Invasion of England,” (8vo, pamphlet, London, 1853)
  • Observations on the Defence of London, with Suggestions respecting the necessary Works (8vo, London, 1860)
  • Reports and Observations on the Discipline and Management of Convict Prisons edited by the Earl of Chichester (8vo, London, 1863)

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