Joseph KEY was the son of Oliver and Sarah KEY (nee WADE). He married Frances WOOD on February 23, 1819 at
Islington, Middlesex. Frances was born about 1800.
They had the following children:
1. James KEY
Born: 25 Jan 1820
Christened: 28 Jan 1821 - Tottenham, Middlesex, ENG
Died: 2 Feb 1885 - Holborn London
Spouse: Mary Ann DYASON (Cir 1825- )
Marr. Date: 5 Jan 1845 - St Mary, Newington
2. Emma KEY
Born: 25 Oct 1822
Christened: 12 Jun 1825 - Bermondsey, Southwark, Surrey
Died: 1850 - St Saviours, Southwark, ENG
Spouse: George Morris Frederick GIFFORD (1820-1877)
Marr. Date: 2 Jun 1844 - St Mary's Newington, ENG
3. Alice KEY
Christened: 27 Jun 1830 - Brixton, Surrey, ENG
Died: 1865 Sep qtr - Edmonton, Middlesex, England
Spouse: Robert APPLETON (Cir 1838- )
Marr. Date: 19 Oct 1858 - All Hallows, Tottenham, Middlesex
4. Mary Ann KEY
Born: Cir 1832
Christened: 6 Jan 1833 - Bermondsey, Southwark, Surrey
When their son James was born in 1821, they were living in Union Street, Southwark and Joseph was working as a
In 1825, the family lived at Miles' Lane in Bermondsey, Southwark, and Joseph worked as a labourer.
By 1830, they lived at Camberwell Lane in Brixton, Surrey, and in 1833 their home was in Kirby Street Bermondsey,
Southwark and Joseph was once again working as a porter.
Joseph died before 1844 (he was listed as deceased in 1844 on his daughter Emma’s marriage certificate).