Joseph Brammall was born in about 1776 and probably married Ann Caverly on 23 September 1799.
Little is known about his early career but he appears in the Sheffield directory in 1816 when he is listed as a table knife manufacturer in Norfolk Street.
By the 1830s he was living at Pitsmoor, where his wife died suddenly in May 1839. Brammall continued to occupy premises in Norfolk Street until his death on 29 February 1852, age 76. He was buried at St. Paul’s Church.
We have no example of his knives i....