Joseph Carswell (1758-1830)

From Historical Hastings

Joseph Carswell 
Died12 March 1830
Spouse(s)Jane Smith (1734-1834)

A miller and baker, like the rest of his family; his windmill which he inherited from his mother[1] known as the Priory Mill, on Cuckoo Hill (White Rock) was blown down in a severe storm on the 19th of February 1808.[2]. Carswell was known to have lived at 1 George Street, known as Town House[3] and demolished the premises to build a larger building circa 1810[4].


Children of: Joseph Carswell and Jane Smith (1734-1834)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Jane Carswell (1764-1835)


William Carswell (1764-1789)


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

George Carswell (1771-1812)


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


His memorial is in Pett churchyard (Box tomb with white weathered marble base):
South Side: In memory of / Joseph CARSWELL / Who died 12th March 18[30] / Aged 71 years
North Side: In memory of / Mary CARSWELL / Who died 2nd September 1826 / Aged 65 years

References & Notes

  • England, Select Births and Christenings