|Joseph Hall||[1867 - 1914]||MFMF|
Born: 24 June 1867
|Registration District||St Neots|
|in the Sub-District of||Kimbolton|
|in the County of||Huntingdon and Bedfordshire|
|When and where born||24 June 1867, Eaton Socon|
|Name of Father||John Hall|
|Name of Mother||Eliza Hall, formerly Whitmee|
|Profession of Father||Gardener|
|Informant||Eliza Hall, Mother, Eaton Socon|
|When Registered||29 July 1867|
Father: John Hall
Mother: Eliza Whitmee
Siblings: (For dates, etc, see the extended family)
Married: Louisa Meeks, 19 May 1891, Gamlingay
|Solemnized at||The Parish Church|
|in the Parish of||Gamlingay|
|in the County of||Cambridge|
|When Married||19 May 1891|
|Name and Surname||Joseph Hall|
|Rank or Profession||Farmer|
|Father's Name||John Hall|
|Witnesses||George Meeks, Catherine Meeks|
bride's brother and sister?
WEDDING. On Tuesday, the 19th, a marriage was solemnized in the Parish Church, by the Rev. W. Crouch, the vicar, between Joseph Hall, market gardener and farmer, of Eaton Ford and Gamlingay, and Louisa Meeks, second daughter of Mr. Henry Meeks, farmer and shopkeeper, of Gamlingay Sinks. The bride was tastefully attired in a costume of light fawn shade, while the bridemaid, Catherine Meeks, sister of the bride, wore a costume of sage green tint. A considerable number of spectators attended the service. The elder brother of the bride, Mr. George Meeks, gave the bride away, and Mr. Mark Meeks acted as best man for the bridegroom. The wedding festivities were held at the home of the bride's parents, and a second gathering of friends was entertained on the Wednesday. On Thursday the women and young women of the Sinks came in for a share of the good things provided, for they were very hospitably entertained to tea by the bride's parents. A large number of useful and valuable presents was received.
PARISH CHURCH. AN APOLOGY. On Sunday last a paper was read at the conclusion of the service, signed by a person expressing sorrow, &c. for the disturbance he made in the church on the previous Tuesday at a marriage ceremony, and the annoyance he had caused to some of the congregation at the service, the Vicar and Churchwardens forgiving him for the offence on the understanding that he was in attendance when the paper was read. An apology has also been tendered to accepted by the persons whom he personally insulted on that occasion.
Died: 1 October 1914, The Nursing Hospital, Thompsons Lane, Cambridge Probate record
|in the Sub-District of||St Andrew the Great|
|in the County of||Cambridge|
|When and where died||1 October 1914, The Nursing Hospital, Thompsons Lane|
|Name and Surname||Joseph Hall|
|Occupation||of Gamlingay Cambridgeshire, farmer|
|Cause of death||Appendicitis, pelvic cellulitis, heart failure, certified|
|Informant||Mabel Hall, Daughter, Gamlingay CAM|
|When Registered||1 October 1914|
Newspapers: Two reports of his funeral
We regret to record the death of Mr. J. Hall, of Manor Farm, Gamlingay, who passed away in the Hostel at Cambridge, where he had been lying ill for many months. He had undergone several operations, and everything had been done that was possible for his cure and relief. Mr. Hall was well known in the district. He was one of the leading farmers in Gamlingay, vice-chairman of the Parish Council, one of the Caxton Guardians, and a school manager appointed by the Parish Council. For many years he had attended the Baptist Chapel, and took a great interest in all the work connected with the chapel, and as, one of the trustees, assisted in conducting the business of the chapel with zeal and skill. He was very generous in his support of the Old Meeting. He was always ready and willing to assist in every way, and he will be much missed in the parish. He leaves a widow, three sons and two daughters, for whom great sympathy is felt.
The funeral took place on Tuesday last, the service at the Baptist Old Meeting being conducted by the Pastor (the Rev. L. J. Harvard) in the presence of a large congregation. The Pastor alluded to the public services which Mr. Hall had rendered. The hymns, "O God, our Help in ages past," "Nearer, my God, to Thee" and "Peace, perfect peace" were sung, and the Dead March in "Saul" was played by the organist (Miss Wale). The employees of Manor Farm acted as bearers, and the coffin, of so... oak, with brass fittings, bore the inscription: "Joseph Hall, died October 1st, aged 48."
The principal mourners were: Mrs. J. Hall (widow), Miss Mabel Hall and Miss Katherine Hall (daughters), Messrs Mark, Harold, and Howard Hall (sons), Mr. and Mrs. O. Ingle, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Hall, Mr. and Mrs. Darby, Mr. and Mrs. Whitmee, Mr. Mark Meeks, Miss A. Hardy, Mr. Cobb, Mr. G. Hall, Mr. R. Hinsby, Mrs. Mason, Mrs. G. Meeks, Mrs. John Hall, Mr. James Hall, Miss Doris Ingle and Mr. James Hall. Among the large number who followed were: Mr. A. Sarll (London), Rev. West Knights, Rev. W. Simons, Dr. White, Dr. Dudley, Messrs. J. A. Ennals, W. Wade, H. Bishop, W. Chapman, J. Thornton, S. V. Ekins, E. A. Rowell and A. B. Brackenbury (representing the Euston Lodge of Freemasons), Messrs. A. S. Orlebar, R. J. Haggar, M. Gribble, J. Crow, J. Wakefield, F. Watson and W. Berriman (representing the Caxton Board of Guardians), Messrs. J. Fowler, Chairman, J. B. Robinson, A. Clark, F. Careless, W. Savage, W. W. Powell, W. J. Gilbert (of the Gamlingay Parish Council), the Rev. J. W. Thomas, Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Aubrey, Mr. Sam Sarll, Mr. W. H. Ingle (relieving officer), Mr. J. Compton, Mr. W. Sarll, Mr. and Mrs. E. Watson, Mr. and Mrs H. Dew, Mrs. T. Green, Mrs. Barber, Mrs. Pentelow, Mr. W. Bailey, Mr. and Mrs. Course, Kr. G. Truin, Mr. E. Garrott. Mr. W. Garrott, Mr. Goodes, Mr. and Mrs. J. Turrell, Mrs. J. Gray, Mr. Oliver, Mr. Joseph Sarll (Sandy), Mr. C. Redman, Miss N. Sarll, Nurse Groome, Miss J. Berriman, Miss E. Berriman, Mr. W. Berriman, Mr. J. Berriman, Mr. W. Mayes, Mr. T. Burrows, Mr. C. Careless, Mr. G. Radwell, Mr. and mrs. J. G. Plowman, Mr. Brockett, Mrs. W. Norman, Miss Compton, Miss F. Plowman, Mr. C. Wale, Mrs. Havard, Rev. C. Cartwright, Mr. W. Meeks, Mr. S. Flint, Mr. and Mrs. G. Daniels, Mr. Pibworth, and Mrs. Lunday (Caxton).
At the cemetery a large number of sympathisers had gathered. The Freemasons each carried a sprig of acacia (in masonic iconography, acacia symbolises the immortal soul), which was dropped in the grave at the close of the ceremony. Each wore white gloves. Over 30 beautiful wreaths were received, including one from the family, the ministers and members of the church and congregation at the Baptist Old Meeting, and the Worshipful Master, Wardens and Brethren of the Euston Lodge of Freemasons. - Mr. H. Cox carried out the duties of undertaker.
We regret to record the death of Mr. Joseph Hall, on October 1st, in the Hostel at Cambridge, where he had been for many months. He had undergone several operations, and everything had been done that was possible for his cure and relief. Mr. Hall was one of the leading farmers in Gamlingay, Vice-Chairman of the Parish Council, and a School Manager. For many years he had attended the Baptist Chapel, took a great interest in all that work, and was one of the Trustees. He, like his father, Mr. John Hall, before him, loved the Old Meeting, and was very liberal and generous in its support. He leaves a widow, three sons and two daughters. His eldest son is serving in the Yeomanry, and his youngest son at the East Anglian Schools, Bury St. Edmunds. The funeral took place on Tuesday, when the service at the Baptist Old Meeting was conducted by the Rev. L. J. Havard, who alluded to the public services Mr. Hall had rendered. The remains were laid at rest in the Cemetery. The principal mourners were: Mrs. J. Hall (widow), Mark Hall, Harold Hall and Howard Hall (sons), Mabel Hall and Kathie Hall (daughters), Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Hall, Mr. and Mrs. Darby, Mr. and Mrs. Ingle, Mr. and Mrs. Whitmee, Mr. Mark Meeks, Mrs. G. Meeks, Mrs. John Hall, Mr. James Hall, Miss Doris Ingle, Mr. James Hall, Mrs. A. Hardy, Mrs. Mason (aunt), Mr. Cobb, Mr. G. Hall, Mr. R. Hinsby. Among those present were the following representing the Euston Lodge of Freemasons: Mr. A. Sarll (London), the Rev. West Knights, the Rev. W. Simons. Dr. White, Dr. Dudley, Messrs. J. A. Ennals, W. Wade, H. Bishop, W. Chapman, J. Thornton, S. O. Ekins, E. A. Rowell and A. B. Brackenbury. Guardians; A. S. Orlebar, R. J. Hugger, M. Gribble, J. Crow, J. Wakefield, F. Watson, and W. Berriman. Parish Councillors: Messrs. J. Fowler (Chairman), J. B. Robinson, A. Clark, F. Careless, W. Savage, W. W. Powell, and W. J. Gilbert. Among others present were the Rev. J. W. Thomas, Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Aubrey, Mr. Sam Sarll, W. H. Ingle, J. Compton, W. Sarll, Mr. and Mrs. E. Watson, Mr. and Mrs. H. Dew, Mrs. T. Green, Mrs. Barber, Mrs. Pentelow, Mr. W. Bailey, Mr. and Mrs. Course, Mr. G. Truin, Mr. S. Flint, Mr. E. Garrett, Mr. W. Garrett, Mr. Goodes, Mr. and Mrs. G. Daniel, Mr. and Mrs. J. Surrell, Mrs. J. Gray, Mr. Oliver, Mr. Joseph Hall (Sandy), Mr. C. Redman, Miss N. Sarll, Nurse Groome, Miss J. Berriman, Miss E. Berriman, Mr. W. Berriman, Mr. J. Berriman, Mr. W. Mayes, Mr. T. Burrows, Mr. C. Careless, Mr. G. Radwell, Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Plowman, Mr. G. M. Brocket, Miss F. Plowman, Mrs Havard, the Rev. C. Cartwright, Mr. A. Meeks, Mr. C. Wale, and Mr. Lunday Caxton). The wreaths were numerous.
At Mr. Hall's funeral, each of the Free Masons carried a sprig of acacia, which was dropped into the grave.
Inscription: in Gamlingay cemetery
|In Loving Memory Of|
|JOSEPH HALL passed on 1 Oct 1914 age 47|
|Kindness to all was his motto in life|
|& his son Lieut MARK WALTER HALL 22nd Sherwood Foresters|
|who fell in action near Cambrai 5 Dec 1917 age 24|
|God' finger touched him & he sleeps|
|& LOUISA beloved wife of JOSEPH HALL,|
|d 11 Oct 1931 age 65|
|Peace after pain|
|Dated||29 May 1899|
|Executors||Louisa Hall (wife)|
|Witnesses||Samuel Sarll, Charles Young|
|Legacies||Entire estate to Louisa Hall.|
Probate: 16 February 1915
|1881||Market High Street, Ware HRT|
|1891||61 Gywn Street, Bedford|
|1899||Manor Farm, Gamlingay|
|1901||Station Road, Gamlingay|
|1911||Manor Farm, Gamlingay|
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