Joseph Abraham

Author: Christine Gambles
Date published: 18/02/2021

Joseph Abraham



Joseph was born c1833 and was the son of Isaac & Keziah Abraham (nee Pope) who married on the 4th April 1831 at St Mary’s Church Thatcham Berkshire.

Joseph’s siblings were:

Mary c1832 

Maria c1835  

Isaac c1838 

 Charles 1840  

James 1843  

Alfred 1846 

 Laura 1848  

Emily 1850  

William c1853

Joseph never married. He worked as a General Labourer/ Labourer/ Builders Labourer and until his mother’s death in 1887 he was living at home.

In both the1891 and 1901 census he was recorded as a boarder at 16 Cheap Street Newbury but by 1911 he was an inmate in the Newbury Workhouse Newtown Road Newbury, on the census of 1911 his occupation was recorded as: Formerly Cellar Man at Brewery.

Joseph died aged 79 in 1912 he was laid to rest in the Newtown Road Cemetery on the 25th April


Sources: as above

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