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

Dadswell Family History

Generation 8
William James Dadswell (1858-1845) and Catherine (Kate) Simmonds

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

Ancestors of William James Dadswell

Robert Doudeswell 1560 > Robert Doudeswell 1606 > Edward Dodswell 1659 > Alexander Dodswell 1686 > Thomas Dadswell 1732 > James Dadswell 1786 > Charles Dadswell 1834 > William James Dadswell 1858

William James Dadswell's story

Kate Dadswell and sons Roderick and Septimus

William James Dadswell was the second child and first son of Charles and Ann (Card) Dadswell. He was born on 1 September 1858 at Jervis Brook, Sussex, and baptised at Rotherfield on 28 September 1858.

On 25 July 1880, at the age of 21, he married Catherine (Kate) Simmonds at St John's Church, Brighton. He and Kate had 10 children, including Llewellyn who migrated to Australia and Roderick and Septimust, pictured at right with their mother.

William became a letter carrier (postman) with the British Post Office in 1878 and by the time of his retirement in 1918 he was superintendent of postmen at Brighton.

He died at Brighton on 22 January 1945.

Key family dates

William James Dadswell
born 1 Sept 1858 -
died 22 Jan 1945
married
at Brighton
25 July 1880
Catherine (Kate) Simmonds
born ca1862 -
died 1928
Children -

1. Edith Katherine Dadswell born 1881 - died 1881

2. Anne (Annie) Dadswell born 1882 - died 1962

3. Charles Dadswell born 1884 - [married Ansley Hannah Russell] - died 1917 World War One

4. Kathleen Dadswell born 1886 - [married Frank Crispin] - died 1918

5. William James Dadswell born 1890 - died 1916 World War One

6. Llewellyn Dadswell born 4 November 1892 - [married 1. Minnie Robinson, 2. Margaret Byrne] - died 28 December 1944

[Llewellyn Dadswell migrated to Australia in 1913]

7. Harold Douglas Dadswell born 9 Feb 1895 - [married Florence Bowley] - died 1986

8. Wallace James Dadswell born 1897 - [married Iris Rosa Newnham] - died 1982

9. Roderick Cecil Dadswell born 1900 - [married Alice D. Mills] - died 1964

10. Septimust Reginald Dadswell born 1903 - [married Florence M. Smith] - died 1962

Further information

Information on Charles Dadswell (generation 7, father of William James Dadswell)


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