Date of Birth: 
c 1848
Date of Death: 
21 Jun 1916

Joseph was born at Welsh Bicknor, Gloucestershire, England.

He emigrated to NZ with his parents, two brothers & a sister on the "Mermaid" arriving Jan 1868 at Lyttelton.

He married Lucy Horne in 1873.

They had no children.

Joseph was a carpenter in Christchurch until about 1890 when he tried farming at Pahiatua & Ballance. He then became a labourer at Palmerston Nth before moving to Levin as a gardener around 1908. he wa s a member of the Salvation Army and the 'No Licence league'.

Relatives mentioned in profile: 
Joseph Barnett, Edwin Barnett, Charlotte Hall, Lucy Emma Rose Maud (Emma) Horne.