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Joseph Austin (1842 - 1883)

Joseph Austin
Born in Bilston, Staffordshire, Englandmap
Brother of and
Husband of — married 1866 in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdommap
Husband of — married 24 Sep 1871 in Sedgley, Staffordshire, Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Died at about age 41 in Sedgley, Staffordshire, Englandmap
Profile last modified | Created 16 Jan 2019 | Last significant change: 9 Nov 2022
07:22: Loralee Hutton edited the marriage between Mary Emma (North) Austin (1848-1869) and Joseph Austin (1842-1883). [Thank Loralee for this]
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Joseph Austin was born in Bilston in 1842, he was the son of John Austin and Phebe Wilkes [1]

1851 census: Caledonian Street, Bilston, Staffordshire [2]

  • John C Austin Head M 32 Bilston, Staffordshire, Stamper Of Trays
  • Phoebe Austin Wife F 32 Bilston, Staffordshire
  • Mary Austin Daughter F 11 Bilston, Staffordshire
  • Joseph Austin Son M 9 Bilston, Staffordshire
  • Phoebe Austin Daughter F 2 Bilston, Staffordshire

Joseph married Mary E North in Wolverhampton district in 1866 [3]

1871 census: Brierley, Sedgley, Staffordshire [4]

  • Joseph Austin Head M 29 Bilston, Staffordshire, clerk, widower
  • George N Austin Son M 3 Bilston, Staffordshire
  • Arthur I Austin Son M 2 Sedgley, Staffordshire
  • Fanny Philips Servant F 19 Old Park, Shropshire

Joseph married Ann Barlow in Sedgley on 24 September 1871, their fathers were recorded as John C Austin and Daniel Barlow [5]

1881 census: Sedgley, Staffordshire [6]

  • Joseph Austin Head M 39 Bilston, Staffordshire, England, Iron Works Clerk
  • Annie Austin Wife F 40 Congleton, Cheshire, England
  • Elizabeth Barlow Mother F 73 Congleton, Cheshire, England
  • Fredrick N Austin Son M 13 Bilston, Staffordshire, England
  • Arthur J Austin Son M 12 Bradley, Staffordshire, England
  • Edith A Austin Daughter F 8 Bradley, Staffordshire, England
  • Joseph H Austin Son M 6 Coseley, Staffordshire, England
  • Charles E Austin Son M 5 Coseley, Staffordshire, England
  • Clara E Austin Daughter F 3 Hurst Hill, Staffordshire, England
  • Lucy E Austin Daughter F 1 Coseley, Staffordshire, England

Joseph passed away in 1883 in Sedgley, Staffordshire he was 40 years old [7]


  1. ( GRO index Q1 1842 Wolverhampton vol 17 page 329 mothers maiden name WILKES
  2. "England and Wales Census, 1851," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 9 November 2017),
  3. ( GRO index Q4 1866 Wolverhampton vol 6b page 849
  4. "England and Wales Census, 1871", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 December 2017),
  5. "England Marriages, 1538–1973 ," database, FamilySearch ( : 10 February 2018), Joseph Austin and Ann Barlow, 24 Sep 1871; citing Sedgley, Stafford, England, reference 2:3C7P0W2, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,040,794.
  6. "England and Wales Census, 1881," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 13 December 2017),
  7. ( GRO index Q1 1883 Dudley vol 6c page 47

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