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Joseph Brett

Male 1851 - 1895  (44 years)


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  • Name Joseph Brett 
    Born 26 Jun 1851  Hornchurch, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1881  51 St James Road, Islington, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1891  22 Hollingworth Street, Islington, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1895  20 Gordon Road, Hornsey Vale, Hornsey, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 4 Oct 1895  Royal Chest Hospital, City Road, Holborn, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I0293  Wright and Savill
    Last Modified 26 Mar 2010 

    Father George Brett
              b. Abt 1812, Harlow, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 13 Jan 1876, Hornchurch, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years) 
    Mother Caroline Boynton
              b. 17 Apr 1813, South Weald, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 4 Jun 1879, Hornchurch, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 31 May 1834  Harlow, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Marriage found in Harlow parish register. Caroline's name is unclear - it could be Benton, Bunton or Buxton.
    Family ID F047  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Amelia Surridge
              b. 1852, Romford, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1882, Islington, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years) 
    Married Jun 1871  Romford, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Marriage found on FreeBMD - 1871 June Qtr, Romford RD.
    Children 
     1. Joseph Brett
              b. Abt 1871, Hornchurch, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Charles Brett
              b. 1873, Hornchurch, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Amelia Brett
              b. 1875, Hornchurch, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Jane Elizabeth Brett
              b. 1878, Islington, London Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. James Brett
              b. 1881, Islington, London Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F118  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Jane Elizabeth Kett
              b. 12 Oct 1855, 32 Batty Street, Bow, London Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1907, Lambeth, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Married 19 Nov 1882  Parish Church, Islington, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Witnesses were F Brett and C Brett.

      Joseph was a widower and Jane was a spinster, and they were both living at 49, Roman Rd.
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Brett
              b. Abt 1885, Ilford, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. William Brett
              b. 1887, Islington, London Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 14 May 1915, Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)
    +3. Hannah Emily Brett
              b. 16 Jan 1890, 22 Hollingworth Street, Islington, London Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 20 Aug 1943, 18 Rathcoole Avenue, Hornsey, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
    Family ID F113  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Jun 1851 - Hornchurch, Essex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Joseph Brett - Abt 1871 - Hornchurch, Essex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Jun 1871 - Romford, Essex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Charles Brett - 1873 - Hornchurch, Essex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Amelia Brett - 1875 - Hornchurch, Essex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Jane Elizabeth Brett - 1878 - Islington, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - James Brett - 1881 - Islington, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Nov 1882 - Parish Church, Islington, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Elizabeth Brett - Abt 1885 - Ilford, Essex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - William Brett - 1887 - Islington, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Hannah Emily Brett - 16 Jan 1890 - 22 Hollingworth Street, Islington, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1891 - 22 Hollingworth Street, Islington, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1895 - 20 Gordon Road, Hornsey Vale, Hornsey, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Oct 1895 - Royal Chest Hospital, City Road, Holborn, London Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Known from his daughter's marriage certificate. Joseph was an engineer.

      Joseph was baptised 20 July 1851 in Hornchurch.

      From daughter's birth certificate Joseph was a "Stationary Engine Attendant"
      Joseph lived at 22 Hollingworth Street, Islington, London in January 1890.

      The 1881 census for 51 St James Road, Islington shows:-
      Joseph Breth (sic) aged 30, a brewers stoker, born in Hornchurch
      Amelia, his wife aged 29 who was born in Romford
      Joseph, his son aged 10, a scholar who was born in Hornchurch
      Charles, his son aged 8,a scholar who was born in Hornchurch
      Amelia, his daughter aged 5 who was born in Hornchurch
      Jane, his daughter aged 2 who was born in Ilford
      James his son aged 1month who was born in Islington

      The 1891 census for 22 St, Islington shows the following:-
      Joseph Brett aged 39, a bakers assistant who was born in Hornchurch, Essex
      Jane, his wife aged 36 who was born in Bow, London
      Joseph, his son aged 20, a carman who was born in Hornchurch
      Charles, his son aged 18 a vanguard who was born in Hornchurch
      Amelia, his daughter aged 15, a scholar who was born in Hornchurch
      Jane, his daughter aged 13, a scholar who was born in Islington
      Elizabeth, his daughter aged 6, a scholar who was born in Ilford, Essex
      William his son aged 4 a scholar who was born in Islington
      Hannah, his daughter aged 1 who was born in Islington.

      Joseph Brett died of cancer of the osophagus and abscess of the right lung on 4 October 1895. His widow Jane was present at the death which occurred at the Royal Chest Hospital, City Road, Holborn, London. The family's place of residence at the time was 20 Gordon Road, Hornsey Vale, Hornsey.