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James Creassy

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Civil engineer

c.1740 Born and bred in the Fens

c.1763 Employed as freelance surveyor on the Grand Sluice scheme in the Fens

1776 With John Smith reported on drainage of the Witham fens downstream of Lincoln.

1807 Died

See Also


Sources of Information

  • A biographical dictionary of engineers in Great Britain and Ireland by A. W. Skempton