Biographical information for Joseph William Poyser

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Census of England and Wales, 1891

Name: Joseph W Poyser
Spouse: Ellen E Poyser
Birth: abt 1868 - Matlock, Derbyshire
Residence: 182 Toadmoor (Ambergate), Derbyshire
Occupation: Clerk, MR Engineer's Dept.

Census of England and Wales, 1901

Name: Joseph William Poyser
Spouse: Ellen Poyser
Birth: abt 1870 - Matlock, Derbyshire, England
Residence: 24 Station Lane, Chesterfield.
Occupation: Railway Engineering Inspector.

Electoral Registers, West Yorkshire, England, 1904, KEI:6/3; SKIP:9/2

Joseph Poyser - Railway Cottage, Settle.

History sheets of clerical staff who retired between the years 1923 and 1937.
[RAIL 426/14 1. Held by The National Archives, Kew. Former references: in its original department: LMS 15/14 (1-5) (Public Record)]

Name: Poyser J.W.
Department: Way and Works
Born: 21.4.1869
Entered service Midland Booking Clerk Traffic Dept. - Salary £__ - 7.1883
P.W. Inspector, Sandiacre - Salary £156 - 14.9.1918
P.W. Inspector, Sandiacre - Salary £300 - 1.8.1919
Chief P.W. Inspector, Bedford - Salary £320 - 1.10.1920
Chief P.W. Inspector, Bedford - Salary £335 - 1.10.1922
Chief P.W. Inspector, Bedford - Salary £360 - 1.7.1923
Chief P.W. Inspector, Ambergate (40058) - Salary £400 - 1/11/1924
Retired: 31/7/1929

Probate 1935

POYSER Joseph William of 43 Acton Road, Long Eaton, Derbyshire died 30 November 1934 Probate Nottingham 8 January to Herbert Aldous Parker yarn salesman and Thomas Wilfred Bastable joiner. Effects £839 6s. 1d.

Various sources

Name:  Joseph William Poyser
Spouse: Ellen Eliza Ford
Date:  28th January 1891
Location: Duffield, Derby, England

General Notes



The summary above was complied by Mark R. Harvey from information kindly provided by a number of individuals including Dave Harris ( Study Centre Co-ordinator, Midland Railway Study Centre, Derby) and members of the Midland Railway Society.

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