Joseph Schofield

Brief Life History of Joseph

When Joseph Schofield was born on 4 April 1824, in Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Schofield, was 37 and his mother, Mary Wilson, was 36. He lived in Bury, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Oldham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1841.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Schofield
Mary Wilson
Charles Schofield
James Schofield
Harriet Schofield
Joseph Scholefield
John Schofield
Maria Schofield
Hannah Schofield
John Schofield
Wright Schofield
Elizabeth Schofield
Joseph Schofield
Nancy Schofield
Mary Schofield

Sources (6)

  • Joseph Schofield in household of Joseph Schofield, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Joseph Schofield, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Joseph Schofield, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"

World Events (8)

1825 · Museum of Lancashire

The Museum of Lancashire is located in the former courthouse of Preston in Lancashire, England. The building was designed by Thomas Rickman. Some the exhibits include Lancashire through the years, at work, at play, goes to war, and law and order. All depict different times and events in Lancashire county. The museum closed in 2015 and is now only opened for scheduled appointments.


Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers

The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): habitational name from Scholefield in Rochdale (Lancashire), from Middle English scale, sc(h)ole ‘hut, shed’ (Old Norse skáli) + feld ‘field, open country’.

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

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