[Home Page]  [Family History]  [Names Index]  [Family Feature Stories]  [Site Map]  [Search]  [Links]
 

Dadswell Family History

Generation 6
William Dadswell (1781-1839) and Sophia Turner

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 > Alexander Dodswell 1686 > Thomas Dadswell 1732 > William Dadswell 1781

William Dadswell's story

William Dadswell, third son of Thomas and Sarah (Brown) Dadswell, was baptised at Rotherfield on 21 January 1781. He married Sophia Turner (born about 1790 at Tonbridge, Kent) at Maresfield, Sussex on 4 Feb 1809.

William and Sophia Dadswell lived at Kidders Ash and had nine children. All except the youngest three were baptised at Rotherfield.

William died in 1839 and was buried at Rotherfield on January 30 of that year. Sophia lived for a further 24 years - she is shown in the 1841 living with her children at Kidders Ash, in 1851 living with her daughter Charlotte (Field) at Firebrook, and in 1861 living in lodgings and describing herself as 'almswoman'. She died two years later aged about 73 and was buried at Rotherfield on 10 May 1863.

Key family dates

William Dadswell
baptised 21 Jan 1781 -
buried 30 Jan 1839
married
4 Feb 1809
Sophia Turner
born about 1790 -
buried 10 May 1863
Children -

1. Maria Dadswell born 17 Oct 1809 - buried 27 Oct 1836

2. John Dadswell born 25 Sep 1811 - [married Mary Filtness] - buried 19 Apr 1892(?)

3. Sophia Caroline Dadswell born 19 Jan 1814 - [married John Illman] - died 9 May 1885 South Australia

[Sophia Caroline Dadswell married John Illman at Rotherfield on 14 May 1831. They departed London with four children on 25 July 1839 aboard the sailing ship 'Cleveland', arriving at Port Adelaide 18 December 1839. Six more children were born in Australia].

4. Charlotte Dadswell born 16 Feb 1818 - [married Joseph Field] - died ?

5. Annesley Dadswell born 23 May 1820 - died 1844

6. Charles Dadswell born 10 Dec 1821 - died 1825

7. Eliza Dadswell baptised 13 Oct 1825 - died ?

8. Emma Dadswell baptised 11 Mar 1830 - [married Thomas Martin] - died ?

9. Martin Dadswell baptised 9 Feb 1832 - [married Eliza Hemsley] - died 12 Jul 1915

[Martin and Eliza are ancestors of Herbert John Dadswell who migrated to Australia in 1913]

Further information

Information on Thomas and Sarah Dadswell (generation 5, parents of William Dadswell)


[Acknowledgements & Copyright]   [Contact Addresses]   [Home Page]