Joseph Bush

Born ??.??. 1799 . at St Paul, Canterbury Certificate
Full Name Joseph Bush  
Father ?? Mother ??
Christened ??.??. ?? at ??
Married ??.??. ?? to Ann at ?? Certificate
Children 1829 William  
  1831 James  
  ?? .  
  ?? .  
Died 27.2. 1889 at Canterbury Union Workhouse, St Mary Bredin. "Old age". Certificate

In 1841 and 1851 Joseph was employed as a labourer and lived on the Old Dover Road in the St Mary Bredin parish of Canterbury with his wife Ann and his two sons[1]. In 1861, he lived with this wife Ann on the Old Dover Road, Canterbury, in Ivy House, which appears to be a large house divided into flats[2].

By 1871, Joseph's wife had died and he was living in the Canterbury Union Workhouse in Nunnery Fields, described as a farm labourer[3]. In 1881, Joseph was still in the Union workhouse, described as a Hay Trusser (Pauper), aged 82[4]. He died there in 1889[6].

Sources: Census [0]1841, [1]1851, [2]1861, [3]1871, [4[1881; [6]death certificate

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