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Joseph John Fox

M, #7228, Deceased, b. 2 August 1898, d. 27 October 1972
  • Consanguinity: Partner of Frances Emily ('Nellie') Sumpter (3rd cousin 1 time removed of Adrian John Snelson)


Family: Frances Emily ('Nellie') Sumpter (b. 4 September 1902, d. 24 October 1991)

Main Events

  • Biography: He was in 1922 a Private 4116602 1st Battalion of the Cheshire Regiment at Chester Castle. At the time of his death in 1972, he is described as a retired postman, living at 28 Stamford Road, Chester. [:CR:].
  • Residence: Joseph John Fox resided in 28 Stamford Road, Chester.
  • Birth: He was born on 2 August 1898 in Birmingham.1
  • Occupation: He was a Private No. in 1st Battalion, the Cheshire Regiment, in 1922.
  • Marriage: Joseph John Fox and Frances Emily ('Nellie') Sumpter were married on 23 December 1922 in the registry office, Chester.2,1,3
  • Residence: He resided in 7 Prenton Place, Handbridge, in 1938 according to the baptismal certificate ref 3/5066/9.
  • Occupation: He was a postmaster in the Post Master General (GPO), Chester, before 1969.
  • Death: He died on 27 October 1972, at age 74, in Royal Infirmary, Chester, Cheshire.
  • Last Edited: 6 July 2021 12:41:23


  1. [S833] Letter from Tony Fox dated 13th January 1993, Source Element: R3-7373
  2. [S5505] Chester FHS BDMs
  3. [S806] Letter from Tony Fox dated 10 December 1992, Source Element: R3-7227