Noted events in his life were:
• Census, 1911, 7 Nalton Street, Selby, Yorkshire.
• Occupation: Gland Packer Loco Dept. NE Railway Co, 1911.
Joseph married Ada Ellen ADAMSON, daughter of Samuel ADAMSON and Elizabeth ARMITAGE, on 26 Oct 1901 in Armley, Leeds, Yorkshire. (Ada Ellen ADAMSON was born on 19 Jan 1874 in 36 Ripley Yard, Holbeck, Nottinghamshire and died in 1958 in 7 Nalton Street, Selby, Yorkshire.)