Joel senior, Lucy his wife and James Moore are missing from the
census record of 1871. James would have left home. Joel and Lucy
would have been in their fifties. Joel senior appears in a later
census having remarried so the reason he may have left the
family home could be that his wife Lucy had passed away.
Joel Junior is now head of the household at 27 John Street,
Waterloo Road, Lambeth, London. He is only 25 but has been
promoted to ‘Printers Pressman’. His younger brothers William
aged 22 and Charles 18, have followed his footsteps into ‘the
print’. William is a Machine Printer and Charles is also a
Pressman Printer. A young teenager called Thomas Moore aged 16
is shown living at John Street. He is working as a Warehouse Lad
and is recorded as being ‘wife brother?’ which could mean Lucy’s
(It appears that James Moore now 33 and his wife Ann Applin and their children Joseph, James, Theophaues, and Lucy all went to Montana in the United States where they had another child named Ann. They were all back in the UK on the 1881 census with two more children, Joel and Ellen, who were born in the UK - they were all living in 8 Webber Row, Southwark, St. George The Matyr, Surrey, England.
It would have been very interesting to find out why they came
In the early 1890's Lucy Moore married a Charles Sansum and lived at 15 Vanderbilt Road, Earlsfield SW London and had 4 children, Charles, William, Constance and May - her sister Ann (who was born in America) lived at 23 Vanderbilt Road and she married a James Bolton, and they had 2 girls, Violet and Beryl.) Lucy Moore (Sansum) daughter, May, married a Tom Palfreyman and had 2 sons, her sister Constance married a Sid South and had 1 son, Dennis, who is the eldest grandson of Lucy Moore and Doug the youngest grandson ( Derek died in 1987).
HERE to see the 1871 census record page one
HERE to see the 1871 census record page two