Joseph Ward

No Dates

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Alexander Simpson (q.v.) claimed as representative of Joseph Ward the compensation for Plantation Industry in British Guiana.

  1. Two children of Joseph Ward and Elizabeth nee Hughes of Toxteth Liverpool were baptised at St Michael in the Hamlet Aigburth, Liverpool: Joseph, born 08/03/1820, baptised 25/03/1820; and Caroline, born 25/02/1822 baptised 22/05/1822. In the first record, Joseph is described as 'merchant'; in the second as 'Planter in the colony of Demerara.'

  2. Deaths of (1) 17/01/1877 Elizabeth Ward at the residence of her daughter Mrs Bright Oakfield Terrrace, Gateacre, near Liverpool aged 66 [sic: in the 1871 census she was shown more correctly as 79] widow of the late Joseph Ward 'of Liverpool and Demerara'; and (2) 09/03/1879 Joseph Ward at Montrose Sydney NSW aged 59 , the son of the late Joseph Ward 'of Liverpool and Demerara.'

Sources

T71/885 British Guiana no. 546.

  1. Lancashire Online Parish Clerk Project, http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Liverpool/Aigburth/stmichael/baptisms_1815-1839.html accessed 20/06/2013.

  2. Times 19/01/1877 and 10/05/1879.


Further Information

Absentee?
Transatlantic?
Spouse
Elizabeth Hughes
Children
Joseph; Caroline
Occupation
Merchant and planter

Associated Claims (1)

£13,634 11S 4D
Deceased claimant unsuccessful

Addresses (1)

Liverpool, Lancashire, North-west England, England