Emma Jane Joyce

FemaleJuly 1854–after 1901

Brief Life History of Emma Jane

When Emma Jane Joyce was born in July 1854, in Great Gidding, Huntingdonshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Joseph Joyce, was 47 and her mother, Elizabeth Hicks, was 48. She married Thomas Robert Bradshaw from October 1892 to December 1892, in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died after 1901, in Great Gidding, Huntingdonshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Thomas Robert Bradshaw
Emma Jane Joyce
Marriage: from October 1892 to December 1892
Edith Harriet Bradshaw

Sources (5)

  • Emma Joyce in household of Joseph Joyce, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Emma Jane Joyce - Government record: birth-name: Emma Jane Joyce
  • Emma Jane Joyce, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    from October 1892 to December 1892Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (2)

    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

    Age 26

    School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.


    Age 30

    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Bridie, Declan, Eamon, Kieran, Liam, Brian Patrick, Conor, Cormac, John Patrick, Nuala, Siobhan.

    English: principally from the Middle English and Old French personal name Joce, Josse, Joice, a Romance form of Old Breton Iuthoc, a pet form of a name in Iuth- ‘lord’ with the hypocoristic suffix -oc. Joce became popular as a personal name, especially in medieval Picardy, Artois, Normandy, and Flanders, through the cult of Saint Josse. According to legend, he was the brother or son of the 7th-century Breton king Judhael (see Jewell ), and gave up his inheritance to become a hermit in the place recorded in the 8th century as Sanctus Jodocus, now Saint-Josse-sur-Mer, near Étaples in Pas-de-Calais. The cult was promoted in the second half of the 8th century by the Frankish king Charlemagne, and was brought to England (Winchester) in the early 10th century by refugees from Saint-Josse, the centre of the cult, but use of the personal name in England is not known until after the Norman Conquest. Middle English Joce also was sometimes used as a female name (as Joyce is in modern times) and this may have also given rise to a surname.

    English: sometimes a variant of Goss , from the ancient Germanic personal name Gozzo, Gauz, which often became Joce, Joice, Joss(e) in Old French. It was frequently used as a short form of Goscelin or Joscelin (see Joslin ).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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