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Edward Dobson

Birthdate:
Birthplace: London, Greater London, England (United Kingdom)
Death: April 19, 1908 (91)
Christchurch, Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand
Place of Burial: Papanui, Christchurch, Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand
Immediate Family:

Son of John Dobson and Elizabeth Dobson
Husband of Mary Ann Dobson
Father of George Dobson; Sir Arthur Dudley Dobson; Mary Ann von Haast; Caroline Todhunter; Edward Henry Dobson and 6 others
Brother of Alfred Arthur Dobson; Charles Dobson; Collet Dobson Dobson and Sophia Dobson Collet

Occupation: civil engineer
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About Edward Dobson

Edward Dobson's memorial reads: Associate and Member of the Institute of Civil Engineers. Arrived in Canterbury 1850. First Provincial Engineer, 1854, and Engineer to the Moorhouse Tunnel. ‘His life’s desire was that his labour's might be of benefit to his fellow Colonists’.

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Edward Dobson's Timeline

1816
December 8, 1816
London, Greater London, England
1840
1840
England, United Kingdom
1841
September 9, 1841
London Borough of Islington, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
1844
January 29, 1844
London, England
1845
October 3, 1845
Balls Pond, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom
1847
October 2, 1847
England, United Kingdom
1848
1848
England, United Kingdom
1852
October 27, 1852
New Zealand
1857
1857
New Zealand