Joseph was born abt1832 at East Murton, Co. Durham, to parents John, who worked the land (1841), and Catherine.
The 1861 census return describes Joseph as a Methodist minister at Cheltenham, Gloucestershire.
He married Emma Starr in the spring of 1868 in the Bradford on Avon Registration district, Wiltshire.
Joseph died on 21 May 1869 at Stanhope, Co. Durham.
- 1861 Deal & Dover
- 1862 disappears
- 1862-1864 Easingwold – Congregational minister
- 1866 Bower Hinton, Somerset
W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990
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