Born the eldest of 4 sons, was the first to emigrate to Australia, arriving in 1850 where he settled in Forbes, NSW. There he met his wife Catherine (if they ever married). In 1866 they had a son Issac who died about 6 weeks of age followed by the death of the mother.
He married an Ann Barlow in 1852 and they had 2 children
In 1867 he married Annie Rathbourne, they had 10 children before moving to the suburbs of Sydney.
In 1872 Joshua was listed in the grevilles Post Office Directory as a Clerk in Lachlan ST, Forbes.
He died in 1908
Buried Rookwood cemetry, Lidcombe, NSW
If anyone has any other info on him it would be very much apreciated as it is a bit hard form NZ to just go and have a look.