Joseph Carey Merrick's Memorial

Joseph Carey Merrick
(1862 - 1890)

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General Details

Name: Joseph Carey Merrick
Gender: Male
Age: 27 years old
Lived: Tuesday, 5 August 1862 - Friday, 11 April 1890

My Story

Joseph Merrick, also known as, 'The Elephant Man',  a 19th century Englishman, suffered disfigurement from an extremely rare disorder. Is is believe to be Proteus Syndrome. Through his physical and mental suffering was great, he remained courageous.

Joseph inspires millions today, who find great strength from his story.

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Biography

Fathers Name: Joseph Rockley Merrick
Mothers Name: Mary-Jane Potterton
Siblings Names: John Thomas; William Arthur; Marion Eliza
Country of Birth: England
Country of Residence: England
City of Residence: Leicester and London
Occupation: Entertainment
Marital Status: Single
Religion: Anglican

Interests

Favourite Book: Bible

Passing

Place of Passing: London Hospital, Whitechapel, London
Date of Passing: 11 April 1890
Cause of Passing: Asphyxiation
Type of Funeral: None
Place of Burial: None.
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