Joseph Thomas PALMER was born abt. 1840 in Bishopsgate, London, Middlesex, England. He married Mary Ann LELLYETT bet. July and September, 1867 in Croydon District, Surrey, England. He died bet. April and June, 1895 in Epping District, Essex, England. Mary Ann LELLYETT was born abt. 1837 in Hampshire, England. She died UNKNOWN.


Children of Joseph Thomas PALMER and Mary Ann LELLYETT are:
1. Joseph J PALMER, b. abt. 1870

Other Marriages/Unions for Joseph Thomas PALMER:
See Joseph Thomas PALMER & Jane Ann KNIBBS

Other Marriages/Unions for Mary Ann LELLYETT:
See Joseph B BARLING & Mary Ann LELLYETT


Notes for Joseph Thomas PALMER:

Joseph was from the Palmer half of the company, Slater and Palmer, who were manufacturers of Printing Inks in the 1800's.
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We see Joseph in 1861, living at Old Ford Road, Bow Old Ford, Poplar, London:
Joseph Randal Palmer Head Mar 42 Manufacturer Middlesex Fenchurch St City
Mary Ann Palmer Wife Mar 41 Middlesex Bishopsgate
John Thomas Palmer UnM Son 20 Ink Maker Middlesex Bishopsgate
Mary Ann Palmer Daur 17 Middlesex Stepney
Kate M Palmer Daur 15 Middlesex Stepney
Ann C Palmer Daur 13 Scholar Middlesex Whitechapel
Alfred H Palmer Son 12 Scholar Middlesex Whitechapel
Thomas Palmer Son 10 Scholar Middlesex Limehouse
George A Palmer Son 4 Middlesex Old Ford Bow
Edward C Palmer Son 1 Middlesex Old Ford Bow
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In 1871, Joseph was living with his second wife at Chingford Lane(?), Walthamstow:
Joseph T Palmer Head Mar 30 Manufacturing Chemist Middlesex Acton
Mary Ann Palmer Wife Mar 33 Hampshire NK
Frank R Palmer Son 8 Scholar Middlesex Acton
Gertrude S Daur 3 Scholar Middlesex Acton
Joseph J Palmer Son 9 months Essex Woodford
Ellen Fellgate Sister UnM 28 No Occupation Hampshire NK
Maria Rapley Servant UnM 15 Nurse Maid Surrey Farnham
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In 1891, we see Joseph living at Debden Hall, Essex:
Joseph T Palmer Head Widr 50 Printing Ink Manufacturer Middlesex Bishopsgate
Joseph J Palmer Son 20 UnM Printing Ink Maker Essex Walthamstow
Ellen Sellyett Sister-in-Law UnM HouseKeeper Hampshire Leigh
Elizabeth Hardinge Servant 43 Domest8ic Servant London Stepney
Elizabeth Pavitt Servant 22 Domestic Servant Essex Ongar
Emily Glenn Servant 24 Domest8ic Servant Essex Wanstead
Louisa M Preston Servant 20 Domest8ic Servant Devonshire Little Torrington
Ellen M Ager Servant 22 Domest8ic Servant Essex Woodham Walter
Francis A Nicholl Servan 20t Domest8ic Servant London Lambeth
Maria F Cooper Servant 22 Domest8ic Servant Northamptonshire Kewttering
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We see the following article from The Country Families of the UK 1894: The Titled and Untitled Aristocracy of England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland:
Palmer, Joseph Thomas, Esq., of Debden Hall, Essex.
Eldest son of Joseph Randall Palmer Esq., of Woodford, Essex, who d. 1877, by Mary Ann, dau. of the late Thomas Wincott, Esq.,; b.1840; m. 1861 Jane Ann, dau. of Francis Knibbs, Esq., and has, with other issue, Frank Randall, d.1863. Mr. Palmer, who is a manufacturer in London, purchased this property from the executors of John Williams, Esq., in 1883. - Debden Hall, Laughton


Debden Hall can be traced back to 1777 where it is shown on Chapman and Andre's Map of Essex. Debden House was a section of Debden Hall, and there is a record in 1851 of Essex magistrate John Williams owning the Debden Hall Estate, which included Debden Green House (the present Debden House). On the death of Mr Williams in 1883 the estate was purchased by Joseph Thomas Palmer who owned the printing ink manufacturers Slater and Palmer in Marshgate Lane, Stratford. Mr Palmer resided at Debden Hall with his son and sister-in-law and seven servants. Mr Palmer died in 1898 and his son-in-law Mr Clarke occupied the Hall until his death in 1917. It was destroyed by fire in 1929.
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Hawley House, Blackwater, picture c.1828


Sources for Joseph Thomas PALMER:

  1. GRO England & Wales,
  2. 1861 British Census,
  3. 1871 British Census,

Notes for Mary Ann LELLYETT:


Notes for Joseph J PALMER:

Sources for Joseph J PALMER:

  1. 1891 British Census,