Joseph Gadsden Nash

Joseph Gadsden Nash (grandson of Elizabeth Bradley nee Gadsden) married for the second time on 28 June 1862 in Cork, Ireland. There is some confusion as to precisely where as sources give St Luke’s, Cork and St Ann Shandon, Cork.  His bride was Ellen Buckley, daughter of Robert William Buckley. It seems his first wife, … More Joseph Gadsden Nash

The Gadsden-Nash connection

Pigot’s Directory for Waterford City in 1820 lists ‘Gadsden and Nash, Provision Merchants, Bridge Street’. In 1824 they are at the same address providing ‘provisions, butter and bacon’. In 1838, Charles Edward Gadsden crops up in the Freeman lists as ‘Merchant, Apprentice of late Joseph Nash’. Slater’s Directory of 1846 shows John Gadsden as ‘Bacon Merchant, Bridge Street’. John Gadsden of … More The Gadsden-Nash connection

Gadsden and Nash in Griffith’s Valuation, Waterford

Griffith’s Valuation Roll, that vital source for ancestors in Ireland, offers further enlightenment and a geographical backdrop to the Gadsden and Nash families in 19th c Waterford. Mrs Mary Anne Gadsdin [sic] appears as the owner of two properties in February 1851. These were located in The Glen, Parish of Trinity Without, in the city … More Gadsden and Nash in Griffith’s Valuation, Waterford

Gadsden Family History News

For the benefit of Gadsden descendants who missed the publication of GFHN (Gadsden Family History News) in several parts, I am including occasional dips into the series despite lack of chronological order, as these extracts contain much information. The photograph was taken by the late David Tasker, a Gadsden descendant of UK.  

After Christopher

As soon as the Revolutionary War ended, the Gadsden men began rebuilding their family’s business interests in Charleston. Gadsden’s Wharf, built by Christopher, had been damaged during the war but was never inoperable while repairs were taking place. In 1783 Christopher and his sons Thomas and Philip organized a factorage business under the name Christopher … More After Christopher