1818 Born in Tipton, Staffs, son of Edward Westwood, boiler maker
1856-7 With Robert Baillie he set up in business as shipbuilders, boilermakers and ironworkers, in partnership with James Campbell, in a new yard, London Yard, at Cubitt Town. . This was Westwood, Baillie, Campbell and Co
1861 Living at Tredagar House, Bow Road, Bow: Joseph Westwood (age 42 born Tipton), Shipbuilder. With his wife Joanna Westwood (age 37 born Looe, Cornwall) and their six children; Joanna Westwood (age 17 born Bromley, Mddx.); Joseph Westwood (age 16 born Poplar); Martha Westwood (age 10 born Anglesea); Emma Westwood (age 8 born Bromley, Mddx.); Charles J. Westwood (age 7 born Poplar); Rosalie Westwood (age 4 born Bow); and James R. Westwood (age 1 month born Bow). Four servants.