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Forenames: Joseph

Last name: ADSHEAD

Titles and Honours:

Date of birth: 1800-01-01

Date of death: 1861-02-15

Date of Election: 1856-04-29

Honorary Member? No


Present in the Dictionary of National Biography? No


Place of Residence:


Business: agency for sale, lease, and letting of land and building property.

One of the founders for the Night Asylum for Destitue Poor.

Member of Manchester City Council since 1846.
Member of the executive comittee of Manchester Ragged and Industrial Schools since 1846.

Founder of Manchester Reformatory.

One of the few saved from wreck of Rothesay Castle in 1831.
Published narrative of wreck in 1841.

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