born February–December 1834
in Preston, Lancashire
died very roughly 1904
Christened 25 December 1834 in Saint John, Preston, according to a record recorded by the LDS.
1836: Harry Jack says that Grace Smith's baptism record in the online Parish Records shows the family living in Spring Street, Preston—a continuation of Bow Lane.
1838: Harry Jack says that young Joseph's baptism record shows the family living in Marsh Lane, Preston—Spring St/Bow Lane joined it.
1841 census: living with mother and siblings, and ?lodgers at ?Brigs Lane, Preston. Age is 5, born in county.
1851 census: living with mother and siblings at 30 Bow Lane, Preston. Occupation is Fisherman/Cotton Piecer. Age is 16 and place of birth is Preston.