Thomas Family Tree

William Thomas (1869 - 1874)

 
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William Thomas was the son of Walter Thomas and Maria Louiza Van Den Boom.

William was born on Monday 13 December 1869 in Ravenhead Copperworks, Sutton, St Helens, Lancashire.

The places where he lived have been identified as:

From To Place Source of Information
1869    Ravenhead, Sutton, St Helens, Lancashire.  Note 1. 
1871    1, Bibbys Works, West Sutton, St Helens, Lancashire.  Note 2. 
1874    Ravenhead, Sutton, St Helens, Lancashire.  Note 3. 

William died when he was 4 years old, on Sunday 22 March 1874 in Ravenhead Copperworks, Sutton, St Helens, Lancashire.  

He was buried on Tuesday 24 March 1874 in St Helen's Cemetery, Rainford Road, St Helens, Lancashire.

He was buried in section 8, grave 105.

His gravestone (see 'Pictures' link above) had the following inscription:

In affectionate rememberance of

William son of Walter and Maria Louisa Thomas
Who departed this life March 22 1874 aged 4 years and 3 months

The Lord gave and the Lord hath taken away
Blessed be the will of the Lord

Also the above Walter Thomas
Who died March 9th 1886 aged 60 yerars

His languishing head is at rest
Its thinking and aching are o'er
His quiet immovable breast
Is heaved by affliction no more

May he rest in peace

Also Maria Louisa Thomas wife of the above
Who died Novr 12th 1893 aged 51 years

May she rest in peace
Gone but not forgotten

William was buried in a Public Grave (which have no headstones). His name would have been added to the "Family Grave" later, as a mark of rememberance by one of the family.

Notes - Sources of information:
1. Birth Certificate.
2. See 1871 Census.
3. Death Certificate.

Census Data:

Year Address
1871 1, Bibbys Works, West Sutton, St Helens, Lancashire.