Sep. 22, 1822 Tower Hamlets Greater London, England
Dec. 29, 1880 Toronto Ontario, Canada
The son of John Dewdney and Ann Mathews, both of Stepney, Robert came to Canada at age 14 to join his grandfather Daniel Dewdney in Toronto. He became a blacksmith and married Elizabeth Ann Henley Stratton on May 23, 1857 in Markham Ontario. They lived in Toronto East and had six children.