Rives, Joseph (bef 1726 - ?)


Rives, Joseph



Birth: bef 1726
Birth Source: Marriage Allegation

Death Source:

Spouse1: Sarah


Children of Joseph Rives and Sarah:
  1. Sarah Rives, b. c1753, m. Richard Hobbs
  2. Joseph Rives, b. c1754
  3. Elizabeth Rives, b. c1757

There is a marriage allegation for Joseph and Sarah dated 19 Oct 1752 and recorded in London and Surrey Bonds and Allegations:
  • Appeared personally Joseph Rives of Stratford Langthorn in the Parish of Westham in the County of Essex aged upwards of twenty seven years and a Batchelor, and alledged that he intends to intermarry with Sarah Balch of the same placed aged upwards of twenty one years & a spinster.

The bond describes him as a "cutter" of Stratford Langthorn, West Ham.

The baptisms of their children are recorded in the West Ham, All Saints, Essex Parish Register:
  • Sarah Rives Dr of Joseph & Saray (26 Aug 1753)
  • Joseph Rives Son of Joseph & Saray (26 Dec 1754)
  • Elizabeth Rives Dr of Joseph & Sarah (12 July 1758)

Either Joseph or his son Joseph would probably be the one buried at West Ham on 18 May 1781. There was a Sarah Rives buried at West Ham on 4 Dec 1767 and another on 14 Jan 1768. One of these was likely the wife of Joseph.

Research Notes


Marriage1:  London and Surrey, England, Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1597-1921 (Ancestry), 1752, Oct-Dec, p428

West Ham, All Saints, Essex Parish Register 1746-1799 D/P 256/1/3