Posted on: October 8th, 2016 by webfooted

The son of John Cherry of Bristol, joiner (A).

1721 15 Apr. He was apprenticed to Thomas I and Elizabeth Frank.  Friends to find apparel (A, Ao, Ar).
1728 12 Aug. He became a free gallypotmaker (F, G).
1733-41 Noted as a potter on the baptism of his children (RPR).
1738 3 Jul. Potter, Mayor’s Paddock, St Mary Redcliffe parish (JB).
1746 6 May. Described as a potter in a memorandum on the will of Henry Ellis, victualler (BRO Will 1749/37).
1752 3 Nov. The will of Sarah Cherry, widow, of Bristol, where she left to her sister-in-law Elizabeth Cherry, the wife of Joseph Cherry, potter, the residue of her estate for her sole use so that ‘the same may not be any way subject or liable to his [Joseph Cherry’s] control’ (BRO Will 1754/23).
1754 Gallypotmaker, St Mary Redcliffe parish (P).
Rate and tax book entries:
25 Dec 1728-25 Mar 1731] Joseph Cherry ‘new built house’ (SMR-LS,PR,L)
25 Mar 1731-25 Mar 1755] Joseph Cherry Redcliffe Pit/Redcliffe Street/Pile Street (SMR-LS,W,H,PR)
[25 Mar 1736-29 Sep 1739 Joseph Cherry The Mayor’s Paddock (SMR-L)
John, bapt 20 Aug 1733 (RPR), Joseph, 18 Dec 1735 (RPR), Sarah, bapt 1 Mar 1739 (RMR), Edward, bapt 26 Jul 1741 (RPR)


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