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James Davidson (1798-1877) engineer of the Caledonian Canal
1798 October 10th. Born in North Wales (baptised in Llangollen) the son of Matthew Davidson and his wife Janet of Cyfsyllte
1829 Retired from his position as engineer due to ill health and his place was taken by George May
c1843 Birth of son John George Davidson
1867 Returned to the Caledonian and took over from George May and he held that position for another ten years.