Joseph Shannon (c1830-??)

Joseph Shannon was born in Cork, Ireland about 1830. He married Mary Shannon (c1826-1908) and they had children including:

N.B. Some of the above names may resolve to a single person due to forname confusion.

In the 1861 census [RG9/1439 Folio: 19, Page: 31] there is a family at 102 King Street in the parish of St Andrew, Plymouth which comprised:

and separately in the same house Joseph's mother? living with Ellen O'Connor who might have been her married daughter:

The parish registers in Plymouth - Church of England, Non-conformist and Roman Catholic have been searched for any record of the children born in Plymouth, or of their parents and no record has been found. No marriage record has been found in England for the parents.

In the 1871 census[RG10/410 Folio: 85, Page: 17] a record at 94 Milton Street Finsbury shows:

but no mention of her daughters.

Joseph Shannon died on the 9th June? 18xx in the Union Infirmary Greenwich aged 52 - possibly [1889Q1 Greenwich Vol: 1d, Page: 675]. He was recorded as a Shipwright of 1 Alfred Place Church Street Deptford and the informant was K Easterbrook daughter of 127 Church Street.

In the 1891 census at 127 Church Street Deptford the household comprised:

His mother may have been Ellen ??-Shannon (c1797-??)