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John Dyson (c1762-1849)
c.1762 Born, probably son of John Dyson, senior
Contractor of Newington, near Bawtry
1799 Birth of son John William (1799-1843)
1800 Contract for excavation of the City Canal
1802 Worked on the walls of the London Docks
c.1806 Son Thomas and daughter Elizabeth born at Prospect Place, Mile End
1809 Appointed County Surveyor for Dorset
1824 Appointed engineer to the Bedford Level Commissioners
1839 Left the employ of the Commissioners. Living at Downham Market
1849 Died at age 87.