Joshua Eastwood (1802-1856)

Joshua Eastwood was a Meltham cotton manufacturer.

Biography

He was born in 1802, the son of John Eastwood, and baptised 7 November 1802 in Meltham.

The 1851 Census lists him as a "cotton spinner employing 60 males and 48 females", and residing with his brother Edwin Eastwood (1818-?) and nephew James Frederick Eastwood (1828-?)[1]

In May 1855, a public notice was posted dissolving the partnership known as "John Eastwood and Sons" between his brothers Edwin and Joshua, and his widowed sister-in-law Betty.

He died aged 54 and was buried on 22 December 1956 at St. Bartholomew, Meltham.

Notes and References

  1. Born 14 December 1828, son of Joseph and Sarah Eastwood. Baptised 23 August 1829 in Meltham.

Joshua Eastwood (1802-1856)

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