Thomas Family Tree

William Thomas (1859 - 1896)

 
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Amy
Catherine
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Ethel
Elizabeth
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William Thomas was the son of George Thomas and Elizabeth Evans.

William was born on Sunday 4 September 1859 in Poulton cum Seacombe, Wallasey, Cheshire.

William married Emma Shimmin on Friday 28 February 1890 in St Cyprian's Church, Edge Hill, West Derby, Liverpool, Lancashire.
The witnesses at the marriage were Richard Thomas and Elizabeth Thomas.
William was 30 years old and Emma was 24 years old when they married.

He had the following children from his marriage to Emma Shimmin:

- Lilian Thomas

born on 9 June 1891 at Garston, near Liverpool, Lancashire.

- Amy Catherine Thomas

born on 6 October 1893 at Garston, near Liverpool, Lancashire.

- Ethel Elizabeth Thomas

born on 7 January 1896 at Garston, near Liverpool, Lancashire.

The places where he lived have been identified as:

From To Place Source of Information
1859    Poolton cum Seacombe, near Birkenhead, Cheshire.  Note 1. 
1861    Copper Works, Poolton cum Seacombe, near Birkenhead, Cheshire.  Note 2. 
1871    10, Brunswick Street, Garston, Lancashire. (See 'Pictures' link above).  Note 3. 
1881    3, Bankfield Cottages, Garston, Lancashire.  Note 4. 
1890    25 Bremner Street, Edge Hill, Liverpool, Lancashire.  Note 5. 
1891    70 Fell Street, West Derby, Liverpool, Lancashire.  Note 6. 
1891  1896  1 Wilson Grove, Garston, Lancashire.  Note 7. 

William was a Joiner and later Assurance Agent.

William died when he was 37 years old, on Thursday 26 November 1896 in Garston, Liverpool, Lancashire.  

He was buried in 1896 in St Michael's Church, Garston, Liverpool, Lancashire.

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

In Affectionate Remembrance of

George Thomas
who fell asleep in Jesus July 1st 1880
aged 51 years.
Mark the perfect man and behold the
upright for the end of that man is peace

Also William 3rd son of the above
born Sept 4th 1859 died Novr 26th 1896.

Also Elizabeth wife of the above
George Thomas
born May 25th 1824 died July 21st 1905.
Peace perfect peace

Also John eldest son of the above
who died January 19th 1915 aged 59 years.

Notes - Sources of information:
1. Birth Certificate.
2. See 1861 Census.
3. See 1871 Census.
4. See 1881 Census.
5. Marriage Certificate.
6. See 1891 Census.
7. Birth Certificates of his children Lilian, Amy Catherine and Ethel Elizabeth.

Census Data:

Year Address
1861 Copper Works, Poolton cum Seacombe.
1871 10, Brunswick Street, Garston, Lancashire.
1881 3, Bankfield Cottages, Garston, Lancashire.
1891 70 Fell Street, West Derby, Liverpool, Lancashire.