Joseph Briggs

14 September 1840–3 June 1905
Idle, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Briggs was born on 14 September 1840, in Idle, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Timothy Briggs, was 42 and his mother, Grace Walton, was 41. He married Esther Lee on 14 September 1862, in Calverley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Calverley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. He was buried in Idle, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Briggs
1840–1905
Esther Lee
1840–1899
Marriage: 14 September 1862
Grace Briggs
1870–
Timothy Briggs
1878–

Spouse and Children

    Male1840–1905Male

    Esther Lee

    Female1840–1899Female

MARRIAGE
14 September 1862
Calverley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    Timothy Briggs

    Male1798–1879Male

    Grace Walton

    Female1799–1860Female

siblings

(9)

    Hannah Briggs

    Female1819–Female

    William Briggs

    Male1821–1874Male

    Joshua Briggs

    Male1823–1891Male

    George Briggs

    Male1825–Male

    Betty Briggs

    Female1827–Female

+4 More Children

World Events (6)

1843

Age 3

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 14

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened

Age 23

The Lendal Bridge was opened in 1863, after a previous failed attempt at building it Thomas Page was brought in to design it. It is an iron bridge styled with the gothic style popular in England. When it was first opened, it was a toll bridge but in 1894, it accepted it’s last toll.

Name Meaning

Northern English form of Bridge , from Old Norse bryggja.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Joseph Briggs in household of Timothy Briggs, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Joseph Briggs, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Joseph Briggs in household of Timothy Briggs, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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