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Joseph Rhodes (1808-1891)

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of Joseph Rhodes (Morley)

1808 Born in Birstal[1]

1833 Married Mary Smith in Batley[2]

1851 Joseph Rhodes 41, machine maker and grocer, employing 3 men, lived in Morley, with Mary Rhodes 35, William Rhodes 16, machine maker, Ann Rhodes 14, Josiah Rhodes 12, grocer's assistant, Matthew Rhodes 7, Grace Rhodes 4, Achsah Rhodes 2, Thomas Rhodes 4 Months, and 2 apprentice machine makers: Samuel ditto 20, Manoah ditto 15[3]

1861 Joseph Rhodes 51, machine maker and iron founder, employing 54 men and 13 boys, lived in Morley with Mary Rhodes 45, Josiah Rhodes 22, machine maker, Matthew Rhodes 17, machine maker, Grace Rhodes 14, Achsah Rhodes 12, Mary Rhodes 9, Fanny Rhodes 7, Samuel Rhodes 4[4]

1871 Joseph Rhodes 61, master machine maker, employing 82 men and 14 boys, lived in Morley with Matthew Rhodes 26, machine maker, Mary Rhodes 19[5]

1891 Joseph Rhodes 81, machine maker, employer, lived in Morley with his wife Grace Rhodes 73 and niece Mary Rhodes 62[6]

1891 Iron and brass founder and machine maker, died in Batley[7], buried in Morley[8]

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