Joseph Major Blake

#57436, b. 1822, d. 6 February 1900

Individual's Timeline

Christening9 September 1821Joseph Major Blake1
Birth1822Joseph Major Blake2
Marriage7 September 1843Ann Mearis3
Death6 February 1900Joseph Major Blake4

Primary events

Secondary circumstances

  • Occupation: Joseph was working for the railways and/or a clerk to a railway agent.

Census details

  • In 1841 Joseph Major Blake may have been found in London, St Bartolomew the Great when the census was taken. Possibly with his sister Mary who is a milliner aged 20, and a Thomas BLAKE (not yet recorded) who is self employed.
  • In the census taken on the night of 30th March 1851, Joseph Major was the head of the household. The address was 17 Earl Street, Shoreditch, Greater London, England. With his sister who is a milliner, confirming the 1841 census..
  • Joseph Major Blake appeared on the census taken on the night of 7th April 1861, at 13 Downham Road, Mitre Terrace, Hackney, Greater London, England, in the household of Mary Elizabeth Blake.
  • In 1871 in Hackney, St Leonards Joseph Major Blake was included in the household of.
  • In 1881 in Ramsgate Joseph Major Blake was included in the household of Mary A WELLARD, a lodging house keeper. John is unmarried.

Research Notes

  • Research note 01: Probate to Frederick TYRRELL surgeon £5,605. Living at 18 Earl Street in 1851 was William TYRELL a 73 year old widowed Gentleman, with a few of his children. None named Frederick though, but surely this family would be worth following up.


  1. Website ( "Downloaded PR

    London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906 about Joseph Major Blake
    Name:      Joseph Major Blake
    Record Type:      Baptism
    Baptism Date:      9 Sep 1821
    Father's Name:      Thomas Blake
    Mother's name:      Martha Blake
    Parish or Poor Law Union:      St Marylebone
    Borough:      Westminster
    Register Type:      Parish Registers."
  2. Find my past web sites, online or, Name:      BLAKE, Joseph Major
    Registration district:      Thanet
    County:      Kent
    Year of registration:      1900
    Quarter of registration:      Jan-Feb-Mar
    Age at death:      78
    Volume no:      2A
    Page no:      813.
  3. Website ( "
    London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921 about Thomas James Blake
    Name:      Thomas James Blake
    Spouse Name:      Ann Mearis
    Record Type:      Banns
    Event Date:      17 Sep 1843
    Parish:      St Martin Outwich
    Borough:      City of London
    Register Type:      Parish Register."
  4. Website ( "
    England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966 about Joseph Major Blake
    Name:      Joseph Major Blake
    Probate Date:      14 Mar 1900
    Death Date:      6 Feb 1900
    Death Place:      Ramsgate
    Registry:      Canterbury."