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Dadswell Family History

Generation 5
Nicholas (Dodswell) Dadswell (1735-1824) and Hannah Bishop

On this page:
Ancestors of Nicholas Dadswell
Nicholas Dadswell's story
Key family dates
Further information

Ancestors of Nicholas Dadswell

Robert Doudeswell 1560 > Robert Doudeswell 1606 > Edward Dodswell 1659 > Nicholas Dodswell 1684 > Nicholas Dadswell 1735

Nicholas Dadswell's story

Nicholas Dadswell, the eldest son of Nicholas and Ann (Luxford) Dodswell, was baptised at Rotherfield, Sussex on 24 July 1735.

He was married at Mayfield, Sussex on 3 May 1766 to Hannah Bishop, daughter of Richard and Susannah Bishop. Nicholas and Hannah Dadswell had 10 children, who were all baptised at Mayfield. At least two of the children died as infants.

Hannah Dadswell died in 1810 aged about 76, Nicholas died in 1824 aged about 89. Both were buried at Mayfield.

Nicholas and Hannah are the grandparents of siblings Nicholas, Elizabeth and Hannah Dadswell who migrated to Adelaide in the 1800s. This 7-generation Family Chart shows the development of this Dadswell family (PDF file).

Key family dates

Nicholas Dadswell
baptised 24 July 1735
buried 25 January 1824
married
3 May 1766
Hannah Bishop
baptised 15 December 1734
buried 28 February 1810
Children -

1. Hannah Dadswell baptised 15 February 1767 - buried 22 June 1822

2. Nicholas Dadswell baptised 3 January 1768 - buried 11 December 1815

3. Thomas Dadswell baptised 8 January 1769 - [possibly married Ann Weston] - buried 26 September 1863

4. Edward Dadswell baptised 7 June 1771 - buried 10 June 1771

5. Robert Dadswell baptised 24 June 1772 - buried 9 August 1822

6. Mary Dadswell baptised 27 June 1773 - buried 31 December 1773

7. Anne Dadswell baptised 17 May 1774 - died ?

8. Sarah Dadswell baptised 22 December 1775 - [married William Miles] - died ?

9. Edward Dadswell baptised 31 August 1777 - [married Jane Ashdowne(?)] - buried 11 August 1833

[Edward and Jane are parents of siblings Nicholas, Elizabeth and Hannah Dadswell who migrated to Adelaide in the 1800s]

10. James Dadswell baptised 26 Nov 1778 - died ?

Further information

Information on Nicholas and Ann Dodswell (generation 4, parents of Nicholas Dadswell)


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