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Darwin Correspondence Project

Joseph Parslow


Domestic servant. CD’s manservant at 12 Upper Gower Street, London, circa 1840–2, and butler at Down House until 1875. Member of the Down Friendly Society, 1882.


BMD (Death index)

Census returns of England and Wales 1861 (The National Archives: Public Record Office RG9/462/74/10)

Freeman 1978

Gloucestershire, England, baptisms, marriages and burials, 1538–1813 (, accessed 26 January 2016)

The National Archives (FS 1/232 626620)


BMD: General Register Office, England and Wales civil registration indexes. England & Wales birth index, 1837–1983. England and Wales marriage index, 1837–1983. England and Wales death index, 1837–1983. Online database. Provo, Utah: The Generations Network. 2006.

Freeman, Richard Broke. 1978. Charles Darwin: a companion. Folkestone, Kent: William Dawson & Sons. Hamden, Conn.: Archon Books, Shoe String Press.