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William Dredge (1822-1886)
of Buckingham Street, Adelphi, engineer and bridge designer.
1822 Born, son of James Dredge, Senior in Devizes
1848 Supervised the erection of a suspension footbridge acrosss the Ropery Grounds, in the Sun Tavern Fields, Shadwell to connect Commercial Road and London Docks. Clear span 91 ft.
1861 Civil engineer, living in Lambeth with his wife, Elizabeth
1886 Died in Lambeth