Friends of Hastings Cemetery


Job Family -

A Regency mahogany bracket clock, Jos Job, Hastings, with silvered circular dial and eight-day striking movement with repeat, in a dome topped mahogany case, inset with cut brass designs, 44cm high.

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Charlotte Job , died aged 77 in November 1866

Joseph Job, died aged 82 in September 1872

Adam Pentecost Job, died aged 71 in December 1899

From the Sussex Marriage Index:
 Hastings All Saints, East Sussex,  Date: 20 Jan 1814:
 Joseph JOB
 Charlotte HADDEN

Their children were:
JOB, Joseph Hadden           Chr   1815   Engl   Sussex   Hastings
JOB, Elizabeth Sentycrop   Chr   1817   Engl   Sussex   Hastings
JOB, Charlotte Hadden       Chr   1819   Engl   Sussex  Hastings
JOB, Mary Ann                    Chr   1822   Engl   Sussex   Hastings
JOB, Kerenhappuck            Chr   1827   Engl   Sussex   Hastings
JOB, Adam Pentecost        Chr   1828   Engl   Sussex   Hastings
JOB, Rebecca Hadden       Chr   1831   Engl   Sussex   Hastings

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Rebecca Job died aged 37 16/02/1869   Sister of James Hadden Job.
Also buried there is
Kerenhappuch Job age 91 buried 9/1/1918



Another of his clocks is described: A 19TH CENTURY MAHOGANY CASED LONG CASE CLOCK, having a white painted dial, with Roman numerals, having subsidiary second and date dials, maker Joseph Job of Hastings, in a plain case, 77" high”Hastings and St Leonards Observer - Saturday 12 January 1918


OLD HASTINGS FAMILY.—Many old Hastingerss will regret to bear of the death Miss Kerenhappuch Job, which occurred last Saturday at 81, High-street, at the age of 92 years, thus severing a link in a family which has been connected with the Old Town for 107 years.  Her father, the late Mr. Joseph Job, watchmaker, commenced business in 1811 and carried it on for 61 years first in the  High-street and then, until his death in 1872, in George street.


Deceased was very fond .old Hastings, and always enjoyed talk about the olden times.  She retained her faculties until the last few days.  The internment took place on Wednesday at the Borough Cemetery, and those who were present or sent floral emblems were Mr. Louis Rogers (nephew). Miss A. P. Rogers (niece), her faithful companion for the last 10 years, Mrs. E. Lord (niece), the Misses W. and A. Lord (great nieces),………

1851 Census - 30 High Street
JOB   Joseph           Head   M   M   60   Watch & Clock Maker    Cornwall - Crowan(Originally: Cornwall - Crowden)

JOB   Charlotte         Wife   M   F   60   Watch & Clock Maker's Wife    Sussex - Hastings

JOB   Charlotte         Dau    U   F   32   Dress Maker    Sussex - Hastings

JOB   Kerenhappuch   Dau   U   F   25   Dress Maker    Sussex - Hastings

JOB   Adam              Son    U   M   21   Watch & Clock Maker    Sussex - Hastings

JOB   Rebekah          Dau    U   F   19   Daughter    Sussex - Hastings



1861 Census - 32 George St

Joseph Job                 Head  Marr  70  Watch & Clock Maker   Cowan Cornwall

Charlotte Job              Wife  Marr  71                                  Hastings Sussex

Rerrenhappush Job      Dau   Unm  35  Dress maker               Hastings Sussex

Adam Pentecost Job    Son    Unm  33  Watchmaker               Hastings Sussex

Rebecca Haddon Job    Dau   unm   29  Domestic Assistant     Hastings Sussex

Eli Job                       Grandson      6                                  Hastings Sussex

Henry Thwaites Rogers  Grandson  15  Watch Makers Apprentice  Gwitham Cornwall

Hastings News, September 20, 1872

Oldest Trader Dies
Joseph Job died on 15th at 32 George Street, in 82nd year. He had been a watchmaker  for 61 years and was the oldest tradesman in the borough.

Hastings and St Leonards Observer -Saturday 26 February 1876
The Creditors of JOSEPH JOB, late of Hastings, in the County of Sussex, Watchmaker, who died on the 15th day of September, 1872, are on or before the 17th day of March, 1876, to send prepaid by post to Mr. William Cammack, of Hastings, in the County of Sussex, the Solicitor of the defendant Joseph Hadden Job, the executor of the deceased, ………..


Saturday 18 June 1881Hastings and St Leonards Observer, East Sussex, England

November 10th, at 32, George street, Hastings, Charlotte, wife of Mr. Joseph Job, Watch maker, aged 77 years. …


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