Cooper, Joseph Jeremiah (1837-1904)


Joseph was born on 9 December 1837 at Kings Lynn, Norfolk, to parents William, a tea dealer, and Hannah.

He married Margaret Neilson (1851-1936) in Scotland. She had a daughter Florence from a previous relationship. Census returns identify four children.

  • Henry (Harry) Douglas (b1885) – a leather salesman (1911); a commercial traveller (1936)
  • Margaret Neilson (1887-1965) – a teacher (1911)
  • Janet Neilson (1889-1979) – a teacher
  • Ivy Mary (b1892)

Joseph died on 20 January 1904 at Northampton.


  • 1861 Chelmsford
  • 1862 disappears
  • Congregational Weston-super-Mare Academy
  • 1865-6 London Missionary Society – Berbice
  • 1882-4 Corwen
  • 1884-1903 Northampton, Castle Hill


W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990

Surman Index

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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