Joseph Boycott lived with his wife of 42 years Mary Boycott, aged 66.
Both of them originated from Little Wenlock in Shropshire.
From the Censuses Joseph at the age of 16 in 1861 was a Stone Miner.
By 1871 he had moved to Caveswell in Staffs.
1881 saw him as a Coal Miner at Pleasley in Staffs; In 1991 he was a Coal Miner and Grocer at Rawmarsh.
They were blessd with 3 children: Annie born in 1872, William born in 1879 and Mary Ann born in 1883