About Joseph Gorman
Date of Birth
22 October 1877
Date of Death
Place of Death
Registered Durham South Western, Durham, England
Lily (Lillian) Chapman born 29 May 1886. Married 3 June 1911
Elizabeth Chapman born 5 February 1907 (stepdaughter), Thompson Frederick born 30 November 1911, Joseph Edgar 3 November 1912, Amy Lilian born 17 January 1914 , Edith Cavell born 24 December 1916.
Durham Light Infantry, 5th Bat Territorial Force
Main St, Staindrop, Durham, England
1939 Colliery Plate Layer
At home & working for the North Eastern Steel Company (employed there by the T Army) Lodging at 29 Henry Street, Middlesbrough , Yorkshire, England
Absent Voters Roll
Allans Yard, Staindrop, Durham, England, 4187, 6th D.L.I.
6 Brookside, Allen's Yard , Barnard Castle R.D., Durham, England
Staindrop Roll of Honour, Ancestry, Find my Past, Durham Archivist and local knowledge
Local Jacky Cotterill said "He was a big smart fellow and always wore a bowler hat. He was very clever and sunk pit drifts for Teasdale Bros. of Cockfield. He always walked there and back to work. He had a photograph of Edith Cavell on the house wall and named their daughter after her"
- Research by JB