Mole, Joseph (1805-1879)

Family

Joseph was baptised on 25 August 1805 at Bayton, Worcestershire. His parents were Joseph and Mary.

Census returns identify the following occupations for Joseph.

  • 1851 machine man
  • 1861 shoemaker and PM local preacher
  • 1871 shopkeeper and PM local preacher

He married Eliza Jones (1807-1848) on 26 December 1827 at Lalnbedr-Painscastle, Radnorshire. Census returns identify five children.

  • Joseph (1830-1872) – an iron puddler (1861)
  • Thomas (b abt1832) – a coal miner (1851)
  • Mary Ann (1834-1843)
  • James (1836-1910) – a puddler (1879)
  • William (b1841) – not identified after 1871 census

He married Mary Lewes (b abt1821) in the spring of 1852 at Bayton, Worcestershire. Census returns identify one child.

  • Isabella (1856-1924) – married Henry Harper, a plasterer (1891), in 1878

Joseph died on 30 September 1879 at Worcester, Worcestershire.

Circuits

  • 1825 Tunstall
  • 1826 Hopton Bank
  • 1827 Prees Green
  • 1828 disappears

References

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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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