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Thomas Dyson (1771-1852)
Contractor of Newington, near Bawtry
Worked on the Everton, Gringley and Masterton drainage where his father was engineer
Worked on the Beverley and Barmston Drainage and, 1802-5, on the Driffield Navigation with T. Atkinson (this must have been later extensions as it was built in the 1770s).
Probably helped his brother with the London Docks' contracts
1818 Contractor on the Portsmouth and Arundel Canal, to 1821
Resident engineer on the Leeds and Selby Railway; resigned in 1832
Contractor on the Aire and Calder Navigation
Engineer on the northern section of the North Midland Railway
1840 Living near Wakefield
1851 Living at Lower Bank, Guisley, Kirkstall; Thomas Dyson (age 80 born Bawtry, Yorkshire), Retired Civil Engineer. Unmarried. With his two nieces Mary Green (age 48) and Ann Whitesmith (age 64). Both unmarried.
1851 Death of a Thomas Dyson, railway contractor, of Newington, Surrey
Otherwise he died in 1852