A Joseph Livesey mystery

Joseph Livesey
Joseph Livesey — landed gentleman?

Was the Preston temperance campaigner Joseph Livesey the owner of more than 400 broad acres of land south of Preston, including 360 acres in his native Walton-le-Dale? This seems to have been the case to judge by land ascribed to a Joseph Livesey among the thousands of tithe records put on line thanks to the volunteer transcribers at the Lancashire Place Names Survey. There does not appear be another mention of Livesey having such a rich property portfolio among the vast collection of Livesey papers, books and articles.

Joseph Livesey — landed gentleman?

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