Dyson Family of Worcestershire
© Jeff Dyson  - November 2006
Samuel Dyeson baptised at Kempsey on 11th November 1750, who married Mary Butcher on 13 May 1775. Mary had been baptised at Chaddesley Court on 19th August 1744. They had five children; Elizabeth born 1777, Mary born 1779, Samuel born 1782, William born 1785 and Sarah born 1788. Samuel was buried on 16 January 1806 and Mary on 20 January 1811 at Norton Juxta Kempsey; Mary Dyeson was baptised on 16th April 1753 at Kempsey and married William Stevens on 22nd December 1788 at Grafton Flyford.: Ann Dyeson was baptised on 21st April 1755 at Kempsey and had an illegitimate son George in 1774:  Betty Dyeson was baptised on 14th November 1757 at Kempsey.

Thomas, his mother and siblings were made subject of a Removal Order following the death of his father in 1761.  to the Borough of Stratford upon Avon. Thomas was there made subject of a Apprenticeship Indenture on 19th October 1767, by the Churchwardens and Overseers of the Poor for the Borough and Parish of Stratford upon Avon, to John Stinton a Wheelwright in the Parish of Kempsey. John was Ann Dyson  brother, who was born in 1723. Thomas’s sister, Elizabeth, baptised Betty, was also subject of a similar order on the same date

The Indenture reads as follows; Record Office Shakespeare Birthplace Trust
BRT 8/198 76 19th October 1767 Apprenticeship Thomas Dyson apprentice to John Stinton Wheelwright of Kempsey

This Indenture made on 19th day of October in the seventh year of the reign of our Sovereign Lord George III by the grace of God of Great Britain, France and Ireland, Defender of the Faith and so forth and in the year of our Lord 1767, Witnesseth that Richard Lord and William Jones Churchwardens of the Parish of the Borough of Stratford upon Avon, in the County of Warwick and Nathanial Cookes, Richard Allen, Samuel Heritage and Thomas Sheldon, Overseers of the Poor of the said Borough by and with consent of his Majesties Justices of the Peace of the said Borough whose names are hereunto subscribed, have put and placed, and by these presents do put and place Thomas DYSON, a poor child of the said Parish, Apprentice to John STINTON, of the Parish of Kempsey in the County of Worcestershire, Wheelwright, with him to dwell and serve from the date of these presents until the said Apprentice shall accomplish his full age of twenty one years according to statute in that case made and provided. During which term the said Apprentice his said Master faithfully shall serve in all lawful business according to his power, wit, and ability and honesty, orderly and obediently in all things demean and behave himself towards his said Master and all his during the said term. And the said John STINTON for himself his executors and administrators and their and every of their successors, for the time being by their presents, that the said Thomas DYSON the said Apprentice he the said John STINTON shall instruct (or cause to be instructed) in the craft, industry and occupation of an Wheelwright and everything thereto belonging and