Benjamin Josey

Author: Christine Gambles
Date published: 09/05/2020
© Christine Gambles

Benjamin Josey



Benjamin was born in Newbury he was the son of Benjamin John & Caroline Josey (nee Webb) who were married in Newbury in 1860. His father was born c1836 in Heckfield Hampshire and was a Wheelwright his mother was born c1836 in Highclere Hampshire.

Benjamin died aged 0 he was laid to rest in the Newtown Road cemetery on the 14th May 1862

Other children of Benjamin John & Caroline were:

Eliza 1863

Arthur c1867

 Jesse 1872

In 1861 Benjamin and Caroline were living in Stroud Green Newbury, by 1871 they had moved to Andover Road


His mother died aged 41 in 1876 Kingsclere and his father remarried in 1877 his 2nd wife was Ruth Daughtry

By 1881 the family had moved to Brimpton (Chapel House) but by 1891 they had moved to East Ilsley  (Propect Cottage) Benjamin was recorded in the 1891 census as a Wheelwright also Superintendent of Baptist Mission Work. In both the 1901 and 1911 census records Ruth & Benjamin were recorded living in Down End Chieveley.  

Benjamin died 1922 and Ruth died in 1928 both deaths were recorded in Newbury.



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