Noted events in his life were:
• Census: No profession, 1881, Upton cum Chalvey, BKM.
• Census: Living on own means, 1891, Upton cum Chalvey, BKM.
• Occupation: Fisherman, 1901, Slough, BKM.
• Occupation: Fisherman, 1911, Chalvey, BKM.
Joseph married Rebecca Hawkins, daughter of George Hawkins and Rebecca Unknown, Dec Q 1873 in Eton District, BKM. (Rebecca Hawkins was born Dec Q 1842 in Dorney, BKM and died Jun Q 1913 in Eton District, BKM.)