Joseph Braithwaite Dunkerley

1876–14 January 1954 (Age 78)
Blackpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Joseph Braithwaite

When Joseph Braithwaite Dunkerley was born in 1876, in Blackpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John William Dunkerley, was 29 and his mother, Sarah Jane Parnell, was 29. He married Rosey Maria Harvey on 29 July 1899, in Islington, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in St Luke, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom in 1881 and Wood Green, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1916. He died on 14 January 1954, in Wood Green, London, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Braithwaite Dunkerley
Rosey Maria Harvey
Marriage: 29 July 1899
Harvey John Dunkerley
Josephine Rosey Dunkerley
Geoffrey Eric Dunkerley

Spouse and Children

29 July 1899
Islington, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom


Parents and Siblings

    John William Dunkerley


    Sarah Jane Parnell




    Helen Dunkerley



    George Edward Dunkerley


World Events (8)

1877 · Trial of Detectives

Age 1

The Trial of Detective, also known as the Turf Fraud Scandal, was a scandal involving 3 senior Scotland Yard detectives. It was a scam involving bets made on horse races. 

Age 8

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

Age 25

The East Lancashire Royal Engineers was a group of volunteers in a unit of Britian's Royal Engineers. They were started in Manchester in 1901. They fought on the western front during WWI and were part of the Dunkirk Evacuation during WWII.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Dunkley .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Joseph B Dunkerley in household of Jno W Dunkerley, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Joseph Dunkerley in entry for John William Dunkerley and Sarah Jane Parnell, "England, Manchester, Parish Registers, 1603-1910"
  • Joseph Braithewaite Dunkerley, "United Kingdom, World War I Service Records, 1914-1920"

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