Thomas Family Tree

Gordon David Thomas (1921 - 1985)

 
Hubert
David
Thomas
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Ada
Turnor
Gordon
David
Thomas
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Mary
Lavender
Greenhough
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Peter
David
Brandon
Thomas
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Roger
Nicholas
Hedley
Thomas
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Michael
Gordon
Howard
Thomas
 


Gordon David Thomas was the son of Hubert David Thomas and Ada Turnor.

Gordon was born on Monday 7 March 1921 in 15, Edgbaston Road, Smethwick, Birmingham.

Gordon married Mary Lavender Greenhough on Monday 3 September 1945 in St John's Church, Harborne, Birmingham.
The witnesses at the marriage were G.T.Chamberlain (Best Man), H.D.Thomas (Gordon's father) and A.B.Greenhough (Mary's mother).

He had the following children from his marriage to Mary Lavender Greenhough:

- Peter David Brandon Thomas

born in 1947 (date suppressed) at Quinton, Birmingham.

- Roger Nicholas Hedley Thomas

born in 1950 (date suppressed) at a nursing home at 116 Harborne Road, Quinton, Birmingham at 3.30 p.m., weighing in at 9 lbs., and then returned to his parents home at 491 Hagley Road West, Quinton, Birmingham.

- Michael Gordon Howard Thomas

born in 1958 (date suppressed) at a nursing home at 66 South Road, Smethwick, Birmingham.

The places where he lived have been identified as:

From To Place Source of Information
1921    15, Edgbaston Road, Smethwick, Birmingham.  Note 1. 
1945  1947  101, Knightlow Road, Harborne, Birmingham B17 8PX.  Note 2. 
1947  1957  491, Hagley Road West, Quinton, Birmingham B32.   
1957  1983  34, Oakham Road, Harborne, Birmingham B17 9DG.   
1983  1985  51, Chancellors Close, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 3UL.  Note 3. 

Gordon was a Metallurgist and later Commercial Manager.
On the 1939 Census, he was an Analytical Chemist Non Ferrous Aluminium.

Gordon died when he was 64 years old, on Sunday 9 June 1985 in Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Edgbaston, Birmingham.   The cause of his death was Right Middle Cerebral Arterial Thrombosis.   Mary Lavender Thomas (his wife) was the informant of his death.

He was buried on Monday 17 June 1985 in Lodge Hill Crematorium, Selly Oak, Birmingham.

After marrying in 1945, Gordon had to go back to the war in India.

He was a Navigator in the R.A.F. and reached the rank of Flight Lieutenant.    The aeroplanes that he flew in were the Bristol Beaufighter and the de Havilland Mosquito.

Notes - Sources of information:
1. Birth Certificate.
2. Marriage Certificate.
3. Death Certificate.

Census Data:

Year Address
1939 101 Knightlow Road, Harborne, Birmingham.