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Joseph Martin Powell (c1823-1874) of J. M. Powell and Son and founder of the 'Printers' Register'
1851 August 21st. Married at Kennington to Ruth Emma Miller. Joseph is a Traveller and the son of Thomas Powell, a doctor
1863 The 'Printers' Register' founded
1871 Living at 14 Hillmarten Road, West Holloway: Joseph Martin Powell (age 48 born City of Gloucester), Type Broker. With his wife Ruth Emma Powell (age 43 born Lambeth) and their six children; Arthur Chas. J. Powell (age 17 born St. Pancras), Articled clerk to solicitor; Daniel Thos. Powell (age 15 born Castle Church, Staff.), Clerk to Type Broker; Francis Ed. Powell (age 9 born Islington); Louis H. P. Powell (age 7 born Islington); Joseph Sep. Powell (age 5 born Islington); and Gertrude A. Powell (age 3 born Islington). Three servants.
1874 September 17th. Died. Of 14 Hillmarten Road, West Holloway. Probate to his widow Ruth Emma Powell and his son Arthur Charles Joseph Powell, gentleman