Joseph Enock (1774-1862).
birth: Wednesday, 2nd
Birthplace: Radway, Warwickshire, England.
Date of death: 1862.
Place of death: Poole,
(aged 88 years).
Father: Joseph Enock (1739-1785).
Mother: Betty Enock (nee Woodman) (1735-1806).
Siblings: Mary Enock (1770-?), Arthur
Peters Enock (1772-1808), Robert
Wife: Mary Enock (nee Robinson) (1777-?). Joseph's brother
Robert married Mary's younger
sister Sarah, 6 years later.
Date of marriage: Thursday, 7th August, 1800.
Place of marriage: Quaker Meeting House, Birmingham, England.
Children: Sarah Enock (1802-1803),
Adey (was Holland) (nee Enock) (1804-1870), Mary
Ann Enock (1806-1809), Thomas
Enock (1807-1843), Joseph
Woodman Enock (1808-1809), Mary
Anna Jacob (nee Enock) (1810-1885), Joseph
Johnson Enock (1813-1824), Emma Enock
(1815-?), Henry Enock (1818-1825),
Marie Woodman Payne (nee Enock) (1821-?).
1800 Quaker marriage entry - Shrewsbury,
Sarah Enock 1803 Quaker Death Entry - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England.
Lucy Enock 1804 Quaker Birth Entry - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England.
Thomas Enock 1807 Quaker Birth Entry - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England.
Joseph Woodman Enock 1808 Quaker Birth Entry - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England.
Mary Anna Jacob
(nee Enock) Quaker Birth Entry - Shrewsbury,
Joseph Johnson Enock 1813 Quaker Birth Entry - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England.
Emma Enock 1815 Quaker Birth Entry - Birmingham, England.
Elizabeth Marie Woodman Payne (nee Enock) 1821 Quaker Birth Entry -
Radway, Warwickshire, England.
Henry Enock 1825 Quaker Birth Entry - Somerset, England.
1841 census - High Street, Poole, Dorset, England.
1851 census - Plough & Harrow Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, England.
1861 census - High Street, Poole, Dorset, England.
Friday, 7th December, 1781 - Tuesday, 15th
March 1785 - Ackworth School,
Pontefract Road, Ackworth, Pontefract, England.
View Larger Map
Admit number: 376.
Relatives in attendance: Arthur
Peters Enock (brother).
Left with: Mercy Wright to Sheffield on his way home with
his brother Arthur.
Life at Ackworth.
'The dress of the boys in early times was a
long-tailed coat, leather breeches, and buckled shoes.'
Joseph remained at Ackworth for the full
duration of his education, meaning he had no contact with his family for
Joseph would have only seen his brother, Arthur, at meeting for worship or other public occasions.
Scholars studied during the day, and
undertook some manual work out-of-hours.
The curriculum between 1781-1785 consisted of:
- English Language.
- English Grammar (upper classes).
Manual work included:
- Waiting the table.
- Cleaning knives.
- Helping in the bakery and the dairy.
- Working in the garden or on the farm.
An essential feature to education at Ackworth
was meeting for worship. A small part of every day was devoted to silent and
Staff at Ackworth during Joseph's schooling:
Superintendent: John Hill.
Masters: Joseph Donbavand (Master of Penmanship), George Lomas
(Assistant), Thomas Hodgkin, Jonathan Dalton, Richard Smith (Assistant),
Thomas Binns, John Hodgkin (Writing Master), John Johnson.
Housekeeper: Hannah Little, Mercy Wright.
Boys' Matron: Ruth Bramley.
Nurse: Hannah Reay.
Principal Tailor: William Sowden.
Principal Shoemaker: John Neild, William Hodgetts, John Grimshaw.
Baker: Abraham Taylor, John Sergeant.
Husbandman (Farmer): Samuel Goodwin.
Principal Gardener: Matthew Dawnie.
information on Ackworth School can be found here.
1800 Quaker marriage entry - Draper.
Lucy Enock 1804 Quaker Birth Entry - Salesman.
Thomas Enock 1807 Quaker Birth Entry - Mercer.
Joseph Woodman Enock 1808 Quaker Birth Entry - Mercer.
Mary Anna Jacob (nee Enock)
Quaker Birth Entry - Mercer.
Joseph Johnson Enock 1813 Quaker Birth Entry - Mercer.
Emma Enock 1815 Quaker Birth Entry - Brush Maker.
1851 census - Proprietor of Houses.
Joseph was an acquaintance of Charles
Hulbert, founder of the Shrewsbury Chronicle.
Joseph mentioned in 'Memoirs of
Seventy Years of an Eventful Life' by Charles Hulbert.
you have any more information on Joseph? Please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Page updated 9th September,