There is 1 Joseph Prowse bassoon in the Hichwa-Rachor database. He flourished in London from 1834 to 1839. Hw was listed as a “Flute Maker”.
Joseph Prowse Literature
Jansen, Will. The Bassoon: Its History, Construction, Makers, Players and Music. Frits. Knuf, 1978, Vol. 1, p. 456.
Rice, Albert. Four Centuries of Musical Instruments. 2015, p. 186.
Waterhouse, William. The New Langwill Index. London: Tony Bingham, 1993.