Joseph Mark Brandum


Full name Joseph Mark Brandum, born in 1879 in Waterperry, son of Uriah Brandum,

farmer of 23 acres, and Mary nee Tubby, both also born in Waterperry and living there in Farm Cottage in 1881, and on Wheatley Road in the same village in 1891. In 1901 Joseph was boarding as a single man, a cabinet maker at 6 Lavender Grove, Hackney, London.

In 1911 at the age of 32 he is a carpenter living on Bell, Lane, Wheatley, married to Mary Maretta nee Room, born in Towersey, and with two children. He was sworn in as a Special Constable in Wheatley on 6 November 1915. Called up for service on 20 February 1917, his Regimental No. was 258166 and he served in France. He was a Sapper in the Inland Water Transport Corps of the Royal Engineers. In the 1921 Register of Electors Joseph, Mary and Uriah, Joseph's father, were living on Kiln Lane. Joseph died in 1933 and is buried in Wheatley churchyard.

Prior to Kiln Lane, Joseph Mark was living at 15 Bell Lane.

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