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Joseph BlackettAge: 25 years17851810

Joseph Blackett
Given names
Birth before 13 March 1785 44 43
Christening 13 March 1785
Birth of a brotherThomas Blackett
4 March 1788 (Age 2 years)
Marriage of a siblingJohn DixonAlice BlackettView this family
4 December 1793 (Age 8 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherJohn Blackett
October 1796 (Age 11 years)
Marriage of a siblingJacob BlackettClementina HarrisView this family
13 February 1801 (Age 15 years)
MarriageMary CannonView this family
8 January 1805 (Age 19 years)
Death of a fatherJohn Blackett
8 May 1807 (Age 22 years)
Marriage of a siblingJohn BlackettSarah HumphreysView this family
24 November 1807 (Age 22 years)
Death of a wifeMary Cannon
November 1807 (Age 22 years)
Burial of a wifeMary Cannon
25 November 1807 (Age 22 years)
Marriage of a siblingChristopher HodgsonMargaret BlackettView this family
23 October 1809 (Age 24 years)
Death 23 August 1810 (Age 25 years)
Burial 26 August 1810 (3 days after death)
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: 23 May 1763Catterick, Yorks.
2 years
elder sister
20 months
elder sister
Mary Blackett
Birth: before 8 February 1767 26 25West Moor Hill, Hamsterley, Co. Durham
2 years
elder brother
22 months
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
Jacob Blackett
Birth: before 3 October 1773 33 31Tunstall, Yorks.
Death: before 28 June 1776
2 years
elder sister
Rebecca Blackett
Birth: before 19 November 1775 35 33Tunstall, Yorks.
Death: November 1777Catterick, Yorks.
7 months
elder brother
2 years
elder sister
2 years
elder sister
4 years
3 years
younger brother
Family with Mary Cannon - View this family
Marriage: 8 January 1805St. James, Piccadilly, London, Middx.

Parents John and Rebecca. A poet and shoemaker. Died of consumption. Began writing verse after his wife's death in 1807. Printed his Specimens in 1811 "to enable the author to defray the charges of paper, printing, &c., to pay off arrears for the maintenance of his infant child...[and] to extricate Mr. Blacket, himself, from embarrassment occasioned by the very long sickness, death and burial of his wife". At burial "Joseph Blackett, age: 24, Poet of singular Promise, consumption".