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Dadswell Family History

Generation 7
William Dadswell (1811-1851) and Harriett Brown

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 > Robert Dadswell 1711 > Robert Dadswell 1773 > William Dadswell 1811

William Dadswell's story

William Dadswell was the eighth of the 12 children born to Robert and Mary (Finch) Dadswell. He was born on 10 December 1811 and baptised at Rotherfield on 15 March 1812.

On 20 February 1835, William married at Withyham, Sussex, Harriett Brown, daughter of Thomas Brown. She was born about 1816. The couple had eight children before William died aged about 40, in 1851. Harriett married a second time, to James Midmore on 4 June 1854 at Rotherfield.

William and Harriett are ancestors of two Dadswell families who migrated to Australia: 1.Arthur James (Jim) Dadswell of Melbourne and 2.Lewis Dadswell of Perth.

Key family dates

William Dadswell
born 1811 -
died 1851
married
Withyham, Sussex
20 Feb 1835
Harriett Brown
born ca 1816 -
died Nov 1882
Children -

1. Charles Dadswell, born 19 Oct 1835 - [marr 1. Frances Midmore, 2. Frances Farmer] - died 23 Feb 1916

[Charles is an ancestor of two Dadswell families who migrated to Australia:
1.Arthur James (Jim) Dadswell of Melbourne, and
2.Lewis Charles Dadswell of Perth
]

2. Lewis Dadswell born 15 Apr 1837 - [marr Miriam Martin] - died ?

3. Amey Harriett Dadswell born 10 Apr 1839 - [marr Ezra Rogers] - died ?

4. Amos Dadswell born 13 Mar 1841 - died ?

5. Obediah Dadswell born 16 Jun 1843 - died 1844

6. Peter Dadswell born 5 Feb 1845 - died ?

7. Rhoda Dadswell born 3 April 1848 - died 1855

8. Jesse Dadswell born 7 Sep 1850 - [marr Sarah Smith] - died ?

Further information

Information on Robert and Mary (Finch) Dadswell (generation 6, parents of William Dadswell)


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