Joseph Carswell (1725-1789)

From Historical Hastings


A member of the Carswell Family. Joseph was apprenticed to John Carswell (born 1713) at Burwash (baker) in March 1741/2 .

He is subsequently recorded as having paid scot as baker from 1748 (half-year), meal-seller & corn seller from 1758/9 and miller from 1772/3 until 1789. In 1777, Joseph bought a slaughterhouse in Church St near the Croft from Samuel Roberts & converted to warehouse [1].

During 1779 he bought a windmill on Barn Field (built by John Nevell c 1752) from Thomas Dodson for £315, and in 1785 moved into vacant property at 56 Market Street (High Street). Stables were added there around the time of his death in 1789.

Children


Children of: Short name: Joseph Carswell

and Joined with-g1: Mary Baker (-1762)

Name Birth Death Joined with
Sarah Carswell (1749-1750)

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Mary Carswell (1750-1831)

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Hannah Carswell (1752-1763)

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Elizabeth Carswell (1755-1784)

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George Carswell (1757-1757)

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Joseph Carswell (1758-1830) 1758 12 March 1830 Jane Smith (1734-1834)

Children of: Short name: Joseph Carswell

and Joined with-g2: Jane Smith (1743-1813)

Name Birth Death Joined with
William Carswell (1764-1813)

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Jane Carswell (1764-1764)

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Jane Carswell (1766-1835)

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Catherine (Kitty) Carswell (1767-1854) October 1767 January 1854 Joseph Hannay (1753-1842)

George Carswell (1771-1812)

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Rowe Carswell (1773-1837) 1773 16 October 1837 Elizabeth Foster (1776-1838)
Elizabeth Waters (-)

Edward Carswell (1779-)

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