Joseph Wall was the fifth child of William Wall & Mary Ball born 1878 at Lea Brook, Tipton, Staffs.
In 1881 Joseph & his parents & brothers & sisters were living at 72 Lea Brook Rd, Tipton.
Joseph was still living at home at Lea Brook Rd in 1891 with 2 sisters & 2 brothers & his mother, who had remarried after the death of Joseph’s father. His step-father, Joseph Groves, was not at home at the time of the census. Joseph was working as an errand boy at the port.
Joseph married Eliza Elizabeth Smith in 1900 at St James, Wednesbury. Eliza was born c1880 at Tipton.
In 1901 Joseph & Elizabeth were living at 33 Cross St, Wednesbury & Joseph was a painter.
By 1911Joseph & Elizabeth had moved to 6 Allcock St, Ocker Hill, Tipton & Joseph was now described as a painter connected with boat canal navigation. They had 3 children at home – William (9), Lily (3) & Joseph Thomas (4 months). It was noted on the census that 1 additonal child had died.
The children of Joseph Wall & Eliza Elizabeth Smith were:
w.18.104.22.168 William Wall born c1901 at Tipton, Staffs
w.22.214.171.124 Lily Wall born July-September 1907 at Tipton, Staffs
w.126.96.36.199 Joseph Thomas Wall born Oct-December 1910 at Tipton, Staffs