PRATT, Joseph Storey 5
- Born: Abt 1809, Leverington, Cambridge
- Christened: 28 Oct 1809, Leverington, Cambr 5
- Marriage: CULLEN, Mary on 27 Oct 1839 in Sutton St Mary, Lincoln
- Died: 7 Dec 1890, Sutton Bridge, St Matthew, Lincs aged about 81
1841 census: HO107/611/8 Bridge St, St Mary Sutton Lincs Holbeach Long Sutton Folio: 35 Pg: 15
Joseph Pratt abt 1811 Occ Corn Porter
1851 census: RG7/2097 Folio Pg 171 Add 79 Bridge St, Sutton St Mary, Lincs
Joseph Pratt Head 42yrs Occ Corn Heat Porter Born Leverington, Cambridge
1861 census: RG9/2327 Folio 48 Pg 25 Add 131 Bridge St, Sutton St Mary, Lincs
Joseph Pratt Head Mar 52 yrs Occ Corn & Coal Porter Born Leverington, Cambridge
(grandson William 1yrs B Sutton Bridge, Lincs living here also)
1871 census: RG10/3327 Folio Pg 26 Add 142 Lime St, Sutton Bridge, Lincs
Joseph Pratt Head Mar 62 yrs Occ Labourer Born Leverington, Cambridge
1881 Census, Sutton St. Mary, Lincs, Ref RG11, Piece 3208, Folio 52 Pg3
Joseph PRATT M 72 y M Leverington, CambridgeRel: HeadOcc:Corn Porter Unemployed
Free BMD ref : Death Dec 1/4 1890 Holbeach 7a 219
Linc Burial Index
Joseph Storey PRATT Date 7 Dec 1890 Aged 81 Place Sutton Bridge, St Matthew (Anglican)
The railway came to Sutton Bridge in 1862, at a time when the dock had been expanding in importance since the construction of the first Cross Keys Bridge in 1831. The identification of Joseph Pratt's occupation as "corn porter" suggests that he earned his living by working in the large Sutton Bridge goods yard which developed in the time when the railway boom was making it possible to transport an increasing amount of agricultural and horticultural products from the Wash area to London and other cities.
Noted events in his life were:
• Occupation: Porter, Between 1839 and 1846.
• Alt. Birth: Leverington, Cambr, 1809. 5
• Occupation: Corn porter Sutton Bridge, Lincs. 5
• Alt. Death: Sutton Bridge, Lincs, 14 Dec 1890. 5
Joseph married Mary CULLEN, daughter of Christopher CULLEN and Margaret SUTTERBY, on 27 Oct 1839 in Sutton St Mary, Lincoln. (Mary CULLEN was born about 1815 in Terrington St John, Norfolk, christened on 2 Feb 1817 in Terrington St John, Norfolk 5 and died about Dec 1891 in Sutton St Mary, Lincoln.)
Free BMD: Holbeach 14 717
Joseph Pratt full age bachelor & Porter, father Joseph Pratt Labourer. Mary Cullen (listed as Culling) full age spinster, father Christopher Cullen Innkeeper.
Both living Sutton Bridge and both signed with an X.
Witnesses C Cullen (signed) and Martha Cullen signed with an X