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Thomas Forrest Dixon

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Thomas Forrest Dixon (1812-1888), civil engineer

1812 April 4th. Born in Kincardineshire the son of John Dixon and his wife Janet Forrest

1842 Married in Scotland to Elizabeth Gibb (1818–1856)

c1867 Birth of son Edward Wilson Dixon

c1869 Birth of son Frederick John Dixon

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]

1888 Died, aged 72. [2]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1871 Census
  2. The Engineer 1888/05/04, p365.