Robert and Elizabeth baptised the following children at St George in the East, Stepney:
Robert (born 4 Feb 1787), Thomas James (27 May 1789), Richard (20 June 1790),
Benjamin Michael (01 Sept 1792), Joseph Able (01 Sept 1792), Joseph Benjamin (03 January 1795), Richard (14 January 1798)
The baptism of son Robert in 1787 listed Robert's profession as mariner, and his abode as Church Street. The baptism of son Joseph Benjamin in 1795 listed Robert's profession as cooper, and his abode as Church Street. In 1798 the abode was Betts Street.
Robert and Elizabeth might the couple Robert PIKE and Elizabeth MARLBOROUGH who married on 02 August 1780 at Saint Dunstan, Stepney.
Robert might be a son of Jonathan and Diana Pike who baptised a 14-day old son Robert at St John, Wapping Street, on 24 April 1768. Jonathan's occupation was Tallow Chandler and his address East Smithfield.
|Name:||Joseph Benjamin PIKE|
|Birth:||03 January 1795||St Georges, Surrey|
|Marriage:||26 August 1833||St Mary, Newington, Surrey|
|Death:||Q4 of 1872||St Olave district|
|Spouse/Partner:||Lydia Miriam TYLER (nee THWAITES)|
|Birth:||about 1798||St Olaves, Surrey|
Joseph was born on 03 January 1795 to Robert (a cooper) & Elizabeth Pike of Church Lane.
He was baptised on 08 February 1795 at St George in the East, Stepney.
Marriages recorded in the parish of St Dunstan Stepney, Middlesex, include that of "Joseph Benjamin" PIKE (bachelor of the Hamlet of MENT [Mile End New Town]) and Charlotte PLATT (spinster of the same parish and hamlet) on 10 September 1820. Witnesses were Edward PLATT and Mary PLATT.
Joseph and Charlotte are known to have had children: Charlotte (born 09 June 1822), Joseph Benjamin (born 05 Oct 1823), Edward (born 06 April 1826), Elizabeth (born 26 Nov 1827)
Marriages recorded in the parish of St Mary Newington, Surrey, include that of "Joseph Benjamin" PIKE (widower of "this parish") and Lydia Mariam TYLER (widow) on 26 August 1833. Witnesses were William H THWAITES and Heneryetta THWAITES.
Joseph and Lydia are known to have had children: Alice Lydia (born 18 Oct 1835), Joseph Benjamin (born 16 Oct 1838)
The 1841 census lists the following at Snowsfield, Bermondsey: Joseph Benjn PIKE (age 45, boot and shoe maker, not born in the county), Lydia Miriam (age 40), Edward (14), Elizabeth (13), Lydia Miriam (4), Joseph Benjn(2). It also appears that a Benjamin TYLER (age 13) is also with the family.
Joseph and Lydia are listed in the 1851 census at 5 Star Corner, Bermondsey. Joseph is listed as "Joseph B" PIKE, aged 56, Boot & Shoe Maker, born at St Georges, Surrey. Lydia is listed as "Lydia M", aged 53, born at St Olaves, Surrey. With them are children: Ewd [probably Edward] (age 24), Alice (16), Lydia (14), Joseph (12), and Ewd H PATTS (a nephew, aged 20).
The 1871 census lists a Joseph B PIKE (widower, age 76, Boot Maker, born at Midx [Middlesex] St George's East) living by himself in Bermondsey.
FreeBMD lists a death registration for a Joseph Benjamin PIKE, age 77, in St Olave in Q4 of 1872. There is also a death registration for a Lydia Miriam PIKE in Bermondsey in Q2 of 1853.
Joseph's son Edward married at Southwark on 14 Dec 1857 to Ann Rebecca COUNDLEY. Edward and Ann are listed in the 1871 census in Lambeth, Surrey, without children. Edward is listed in the 1881 census in Lambeth as a widower. Edward and a wife Elizabeth are listed in the 1891 census in London (Ecclesiastical Parish of St George).
|Name:||Joseph Benjamin PIKE|
|Birth:||16 October 1838||Snowsfields, Bermondsey, Surrey|
|Marriage:||29 February 1880||parish church of St James the Great, Middlesex|
|Death:||Q3 of 1890||St Saviour district|
|Spouse/Partner:||Mary Ann LLOYD (nee LOVEDAY)|
|Birth:||about 1845||Dudnoe End, Essex|
The baptismal record of "Joseph Benjamin" PIKE, son of Joseph Benjamin and Lydia Miriam PIKE,
is in the records from the parish of Bermondsey. The birth date is given as 16 Oct 1838, and
the baptismal date was 16 June 1839. The family's abode was stated to be Snowsfields,
and the father's occupation was Shoemaker.
Joseph married on 20 February 1859 to Caroline YOUNG. "Joseph Benjamin" is described as being of "full" age, a bachelor, Currier, resident at Great George Street, and a son of Joseph Benjamin PIKE (Shoemaker). Caroline is described as being of "full" age, a spinster, also resident at Great George Street, and a daughter of Thomas YOUNG (deceased). The marriage took place in St James Church, Bermondsey and was witnessed by Susan LAWRENCE and Wm GROOMBRIDGE.
The 1861 census lists a Joseph PIKE (married, age 22, a Currier, born at Bermondsey) in Bermondsey along with a son William (age 1).
Marriages recorded in the parish of St James the Great, Middlesex include that of "Joseph" PIKE (of "full" age, a bachelor, labourer, resident at Bethnal Green, and a son of Joseph PIKE (deceased)) and Mary Ann LLOYD (of "full" age, a widow, resident at Bethnal Green, and a daughter of James LOVEDAY). The marriage took place on 29 February 1880 and was witnessed by Louisa Sarah ROWE and George YOUNG. Note that Joseph signed his name as "Joseph B Pike".
Joseph & Mary are listed in the 1881 census at 2 Garden Row in the parish of St Mary Newington (Borough of Lambeth). Joseph was 42, a Currier, and born at Bermondsey, Surrey. Mary was 33, a Needle Woman, and born at Saffrn Walden, Essex. Their children are listed as being: Walter LLOYD (age 13), Fredk LLOYD (10), Sydey LLOYD (8), Henry LLOYD (4), Elizh PIKE (2), all born at Newington, Surrey.
Mary Ann is listed in the 1891 census in the parish of St George the Martyr, Southwark, as a widow, aged 64 (which we think is wrong), born at Dudnoe End, Essex. With her are children Richard W L (age 22), Frederick L (18), Elizabeth (12), and Joseph A (9). All of the children are listed with the surname PIKE.
FreeBMD lists a death registration for a Joseph Benjamin PIKE, age 51, in St Saviour in Q3 of 1890.
|Name:||Joseph Alexander PIKE|
|Birth:||Q4 of 1881||St Saviour district|
|Marriage:||23 April 1905||Newington (St Andrew), Surrey|
|Spouse/Partner:||Elizabeth Frances PURSSEY|
Joseph & Elizabeth's marriage record states that "Joseph Alexander" was age 23, a bachelor, resident at 9 Margarets Place,
and a son of Joseph Benjamin PIKE (deceased) who had been a Currier.
The witnesses to the marriage were Maud Primrose PIKE and Edmund PURSSEY.
Joseph & Elizabeth had two children: Joseph Edmund in 1913 and Elizabeth L M in 1916.
|Name:||Joseph Edmund PIKE|
|Birth:||Q2 of 1913||Southwark district|
|Remarks:||The DNA donor here is the father of Joe Pike (Participant 168595).|