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Edward Joy

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Edward Joy of Edward Joy and Sons

1788 Born son of David Joy[1]

His first wife died

1822 A seeds, oil merchant, married a second time to Ruth Walker in Halifax[2]

1825 Birth of son David[3]

1841 Edward Joy 50, oil merchant, lived in West Leeds, with Ruth Joy 40, Walker Joy 14, William L Joy 12, George Joy 10, Samuel Joy 8, Edward Joy Junior 3[4]

1862 Died in Hammersmith; his executors included David Joy of Manchester, civil engineer, and Walker Joy, oil merchant of Leeds[5]

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Sources of Information

  1. Baptism record
  2. BMD
  3. BMD
  4. 1841 census
  5. National Probate Calendar