CREW, Joseph Augustus (fl.1850-1878) — Cape Town & Port Elizabeth
Engraver and copperplate printer. Engraved and printed a plan of Cape Town 1851; Henry Hall, South Africa compiled from all the available official authorities 1857.
Born in London and baptised 16 Apr 1826 at West Hackney, the son of John Crew, an engraver of Elizabeth Place, and his wife Mary. He departed London on the Sovereign 24 Nov 1849 and arrived at Port Natal 24 Mar 1850. He married Henrietta Tunstall, a milliner and dressmaker, at St. George’s Cathedral, Cape Town, 13 Sep 1856. Crew later moved to Port Elizabeth, but has not been traced beyond 1878.
Grave Street, Cape Town — 1854
8 Shortmarket Street, Cape Town — 1857
1 Market Square, Cape Town — 1861-1863
25 Pearson Street, Port Elizabeth — 1874-1878