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Joshua J. Harwood

J.J. Harwood built (among others): the (third) courthouse, Marine Parade; the Kerosene Store (Kidogo).

J.J. Harwood's second daughter Mary Jane married Captain Frank Ward, master of the Caroline Hutchings, on which both of them nearly died when the ship was wrecked on the shore of Formosa (Taiwan) in 1874.

HARWOOD, Joshua Josiah b. 1823 (England), d. 25.5.1897, only son of David & Mary, arr. 5.6.1851 per Laurel from SA, m. (Adelaide) 1846 Janetta TUCKNOTT b. 1827 d. 17.9.1871. Chd. (all except: eldest b. WA), Joshua James b. 1849 d. 1943, Elizabeth Jeanette b. 1852. Mary Jane b. 1853 d. 1874, David William b. 1855 d. 1888, John b. 1857, Adelaide Larby b. 1860 d. 1921, Helena Sophie b. 1862, Georgina Florence b. 1864 d. 1953, Hacilda Zoe b. 1868 d. 1941. Samuel Colio b. 1869, Richard A rthur b. 1873 d. 1886: Frem., 1837 as crew leader in whaling boat. To SA 1.1848 per Arpenteur. 1856 whale fishing partner Sanford & J. Bateman at Pt. Gregory, Frem, Bunbury. 1861 Valuator for Frem. Town Trust, Member Frem. Council 1862-6. 1863 Frem. Town Trust: Chairman Frem. Mech. Inst. 1866: Captain Lady Stirling: Victualler, builder & contractor. Took his son Joshua James as partner 1872 in building etc. Frem. 1877 building contractor. Employed over 100 T/L men 1863-1883. Qualified as Juror 1860 with £1000 real estate. Corresp. re grant at Albany 1864. Erickson.

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