Joseph Ogle (1806-1878), draper, of Preston
Joseph Ogle (1806-1878) - Parents & Siblings
Joseph Ogle was was born in Preston on 21st July 1806 and was christened at the Wesleyan
Methodist Church, Freckleton, near Preston. He was the son of Andrew Ogle (1764-1845) and Anna Ogle
(1774-1821) (nee Walker).
Joseph had two brothers and four sisters:
John Ogle 1795–1872; he became a printer, bookseller, bookbinder & stationer
in Bolton, Lancashire.
Mary Ogle 1797–1812; died aged 14.
Elizabeth Ogle 1799–?; ran a private school in Preston with her sister, Mary
Martha Ann Ogle 1801-?; married William Brown, Wesleyan preacher & Commercial
traveller for a paper mill.
Mary Walker Ogle 1810–1893; ran a private school in Preston with her sister,
Thomas Ogle 1813–1882; bookbinder, artist
Joseph Ogle (1806-1878) - Wife & Children
Joseph married Anna Aspden at St John's Church, Preston in May 1828 and they had
at least four children:
Elizabeth Ogle, 1829–1833; died aged 4 years.
Andrew Ogle, 1832–?; Printer Compositor, later moving to Bolton.
Anna Elizabeth Ogle, 1836–?; worked in her father's drapery shop in Preston and later became a
Margaret Ogle, 1839–1889; worked in her father's drapery shop in Preston and later became a
After the birth of their last child, Joseph and Anna appear to have seperated, living apart for
the rest of their lives.
Joseph Ogle (1806-1878) - Business
In the late 1820s, Joseph was in partership with John Gracie1 as
drapers & silk mercers with a shop, 'The Bee Hive House' at no.8, The Shambles,
Preston. The partnership was dissolved 'by mutual consent' in October, 1833 and John
Gracie established 'The Golden Eagle' drapers opposite the Guildhall.
Joseph continued his drapery business until the 1860s, when he became a house
Advert for Joseph ogle, draper, 8, The Shambles, Preston,
| 1A Robert Gracie married Anna Ogle's younger sister, Margaret
Aspden, in 1834.