Heathcock Genealogy Database - Person Sheet
Heathcock Genealogy Database - Person Sheet
NameJoseph Chesterman
Birthca 1776
DeathApr 1843 Age: 67
Birthca 1793, Hinton, Somerset, England
Death1862, Greenwich, Kent, England Age: 69
Marriage23 Feb 1819, St. Swithin’s, Walcot, Somerset, England2841
ChildrenJohn (1816-)
 Job (1823-1860)
 Solomon (1826-)
 Allis Maria (1829-)
 Absalom (1831-1874)
Notes for Joseph Chesterman
JOSEPH CHESTERMAN was indicted for stealing, on the 6th of March, 6 3/4 lbs, of lead, value 1s.; the goods of Charles Hensch, and fixed to a building.—2nd COUNT, not stating it to be fixed; to which he pleaded GUILTY . Aged 58. Confined Four Months.2842

Joseph entered the Navy on 9 Dec 1814 and served on HMS Brilliant, a 38-gun frigate, fifth rate, for 8 years and 6 months. HMS Brilliant launched from Deptford on 28 December 1814 and carried a crew of 284. In 1835, he was given a pension of 18 pounds for service in the Navy.674

1841 Census of Blackheath Hundred, Kent Co England

Name Age

Joseph Chesterman 65 m, cloth worker, b Kent
Mary Chesterman 40 f, laundress, b Kent
Alsolson Chesterman 10 m, b Kent
Ellis Chesterman 12 f, b Kent
Eliza Chesterman 7 f, b Kent
Notes for Mary Anne (Spouse 1)
Her name is taken from her son’s baptismal certificate.

1851 England Census, Greenwich, Kent

Name Age
John Ripkey 68
Mary Ann Ripkey 58
Mary Chesterman 58 lodger, charwoman, b Taunton, Somerset

1861 England Census, Greenwich, Kent, England
9 Wellington Street

Name Age

Absalom Chesterman 29 head bricklayer’s lab. born in Greenwich, Kent
Hannah Chesterman 28 wife born in Ireland
John Chesterman 4 Mo son
Mary A Chesterman 2 dau
Mary Chesterman 68 mother (widow)
Mary Hayes 23 lodger
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