John Grundy (1696-1748)
John Grundy (1696-1748), land surveyor and teacher of mathematics.
c1696 Born in Bilstone the son of Benjamin and Mary Grundy, and resided in the nearby village of Congerstone for most of his early life.
Married Elizabeth Dalton some time before 1719
1719 Birth of son John Grundy (1719-1783)
Became interested in fen drainage
Worked with Humphry Smith, whom he then succeeded.
1744 scheme for widening the River Witham
Sources of Information
- A biographical dictionary of civil engineers in Great Britain and Ireland By A. W. Skempton