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Joseph Jefferson

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Joseph Jefferson (1835-1906) of Joseph Jefferson and Co and Joseph Jefferson and Brothers

1851 Living at 3 John Gate, Bradford: Isaac Jefferson (age 37 born Bradford), Factory machinist. With his wife Ann Jefferson (age 35 born Bradford) and their six children; Hannah Jefferson (age 19 born Bradford), Weaver (Seamstress?); Joseph Jefferson (age 16 born Bradford), Factory Machinist; Cornelius Jefferson (age 13 born Bradford); Lazarus Jefferson (age 11 born Bradford); Mordecai Jefferson (age 8 born Bradford); and James Jefferson (age 4 born Bradford).[1]

1901 Living in Bradford with his wife and daughter. Listed as a Retired Combing Machine Maker.[2]

1906 August 20th. Died. 'Yesterday the death took place of Mr. Joseph Jefferson, of Whetley Grove, Manningham. Mr. Jefferson, who his seventy-second year, and who had been ailing since last Christmas, was the son of Mr. Isaac Jefferson, a Manchester Road blacksmith, who was a leader in the Chartist disturbances, in which he became known “Wat Tyler.” Mr. Joseph Jefferson was a native of Clayton West, near Huddersfield, and was the eldest of five sons. Mr. Jefferson has left a widow, three sons, and four daughters'[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 Census
  2. 1901 Census
  3. Bradford Daily Telegraph - Tuesday 21 August 1906