Family History Notebook

Joseph Usher

Son of  George Usher and Martha Stoddard, baptised on the 16th of January 1792 at Borrowdale, Cumberland

Married Elizabeth Grave (died 18372) on the 3rd of June 1811 at Crosthwaite, Cumberland.



Married Mary Thompson in 18421



Died 18713

Living at Harriman Field in Keswick in 1841 and 1851.  In 1851 he describes himself as a pencil manufacturer [employing] 8 'hands'. In 1861 he was living in Buttermere (a joiner - retired?) but in 1871 was in Luptons Yard, Keswick (which I would judge a lower standard of accommodation).


1    The marriage of Joseph Usher was indexeded in the first quarter of 1842 in the district of Cockermouth (Free BMD 25 77). The marriage of Mary Thompson was indexed on the same page.

2    The death of Elizabeth Usher was indexed in the third quarter of 1837 in Cockermouth (FreeBMD 25 54)

3    The death of Joseph Usher aged 82 was indexed in the 3rd quarter of 1871 atCockermouth (FreeBMD 10b 376)