c.1802 Born in Sheffield
1840 The partnership between Richard Bealey, John Wilson Hawksworth, and Joshua Moss, as Merchants or otherwise, conducted and carried on at Sheffield, as Bealey, Hawksworth, and Moss, was dissolved by mutual consent; all debts would be paid by John Wilson Hawksworth and Joshua Moss.
1841 Steel refiner and merchant
1849 Dissolution of the Copartnership between John Wilson, late of Sheffield, in the county of York, Merchant and Manufacturer, deceased, and John Wilson Hawksworth, Joshua Moss, and Joseph Ellison, carrying on business as Merchants and Manufacturers, at Sheffield, and in the United States of America, under the firm of Wilson, Hawksworth, Moss, and Ellison, and of Wilson, Hawksworth, and Company. All debts would be paid by John Wilson Hawksworth. Joshua Moss, and Joseph Ellison.
1861 Manufacturer of steel files, etc, employing 166 men, 4 boys and 9 women; living with wife Mary (c. 1808), daughters Emily (c.1842) and Alice (c.1848)
1871 Manufacturer of steel files and general merchant; born c.1802; living in Sheffield with his wife Mary and daughter Emily
Sources of Information
- The London Gazette, 27 March 1840
- 1841 census
- The London Gazette, 23 October 1849
- Obituary of Joseph Gamble
- 1861 census
- 1871 census