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Dadswell Family History

Generation 6
William Dadswell (1773-1849) and Barbara Colbran

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

Ancestors of William Dadswell

Robert Doudeswell 1560 > Robert Doudeswell 1606 > Edward Dodswell 1659 > Edward Dodswell 1679 > Edward Dadswell 1715 > William Dadswell 1773

William Dadswell's story

William Dadswell was the second son of Edward and Mary (Taylor) Dadswell. He was born on 24 July 1773 and baptised on 22 August 1773 at Buxted.

On 6 April 1804 at St Saviour's Church, Southwark, he married Barbara Colbran. They had 9 children. The family was living at Stone House, Buxted in 1841 and later moved to Maresfield. In 1839, three of the children - Barbara, Anne and Edward - migrated to New South Wales, Australia.

William, who described himself as a yeoman (one who owned and cultivated his own land), died on 17 January 1849 at Buxton and was buried at Maresfield. His will named their sons William and Thomas as joint executors.

Key family dates

William Dadswell
born 24 Jul 1773 -
died 17 Jan 1849
married
6 Apr 1804
Barbara Colbran
baptised 7 Feb 1779 -
died 20 Sep 1854
Children -

1. Elizabeth Dadswell baptised 17 Mar 1805 - [married Edward Scott] - died 1899

2. Mary Dadswell baptised 27 Apr 1806 - [married William Eversden] - died ?

3. William Dadswell baptised 15 April 1807 - [married Sarah Lockyer] - died 1876

4. Barbara Dadswell baptised 24 Jul 1808 - [married Thomas Hyder] - died 6 May 1852

5. Anne Dadswell baptised 10 Sep 1809 - [married George Loomes] - died May 1849

6. Edward Dadswell baptised 1 Sep 1811 - [married Ann ________] - died 22 Feb 1851

7. Hannah Dadswell baptised 10 Oct 1813 - [married John Avis Huggett] - died 1883

8. Sarah Dadswell baptised 6 Aug 1815 - [married George Burge] - died ?

9. Thomas Dadswell born 25 Nov 1818 - [married Harriett Bassett] - died 8 Feb 1895

Further information

Information on Edward and Mary Dadswell (generation 5, parents of William Dadswell)


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