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Edward Wilson Dixon

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Edward Wilson Dixon (1865-1956), civil engineer, brother of Frederick John Dixon

c1887 Born in Worcestershire the son of Thomas Forrest Dixon, civil engineer, and his wife Lizzie

1871 Living at Postfield, Claines, Worcs.: Thomas Dixon (age 58 born Scotland, Contractor employing 50 men. With his wife Lizzie Dixon (age 43 born Guernsey) and their ten children; Lizzie G. Dixon (age 22 born Morpeth); Thomas J. Dixon (age 20 born Alderney), Engineer; Annie Dixon (age 10 born Alderney); Herbert Dixon (age 9 born Latanyhen, Yorks); Constance Dixon (age 8 born Guernsey); Jessie Dixon (age 7 born Lutingham); Jeanice Dixon (age 6 born Nardale, Yorks); Edward Dixon (age 3 born Worcestershire); Maggie Dixon (age 2 born Worcestershire); and Fredrick Dixon (age 1 born Worcestershire). Two servants.[1]

1911 Living at Sleningford Grange, Ripon: Edward Wilson Dixon (age 44 born Tolladine, Worc.), Civil Engineer - employer. With his wife Maude Louisa Dixon (age 41 born Leeds) and their seven children; May Isabella Dixon (age 15 born Harrogate); Cecil Alexander Dixon (age 12 born Harrogate); Mary Elizabeth Dixon (age 10 born Harrogate); Thomas Edward Dixon (age 9 born Harrogate); Herbert Dixon (age 8 born Harrogate); Murill Dixon (age 7 born Harrogate); and Eveline Maude Dixon (age 4 born Harrogate). One visitor. Four servants.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1871 Census
  2. 1911 Census