Thomas Family Tree

John Thomas (1855 - 1915)

 
George
Thomas
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Elizabeth
Evans
John
Thomas
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Mary
Langford
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Walter
Thomas
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George
Thomas
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John
William
Thomas
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Emily
Thomas
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Joseph
Thomas
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Eleanor
Thomas
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Frank
August
Thomas
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Harold
Richard
Thomas
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Amy
Thomas
 


John Thomas was the son of George Thomas and Elizabeth Evans.

John was born on Sunday 2 September 1855 in Poulton cum Seacombe, Wallasey, Cheshire.

John married Mary (Polly) Langford on Wednesday 9 January 1878 in the Register Office, West Derby and Toxteth Park, Liverpool, Lancashire.
The witnesses at the marriage were H.P.Cleaver and A.G.Row.
John was 22 years old and Mary was 21 years old when they married.

He had the following children from his marriage to Mary (Polly) Langford:

- Walter Thomas

born on 21 September 1878 at 75 Raglan Street, Garston, near Liverpool, Lancashire.

- George Thomas

born on 28 September 1880 at 75 Raglan Street, Garston, near Liverpool, Lancashire.

- John William (Wil) Thomas

born on 1 June 1882 at 75 Raglan Street, Garston, near Liverpool, Lancashire.

- Emily Thomas

born on 8 December 1884 at 75 Raglan Street, Garston, near Liverpool, Lancashire.

- Joseph Thomas

born on 27 February 1888 at 12 Stanley Street, Garston, near Liverpool, Lancashire.

- Eleanor Thomas

born on 24 July 1890 at 5 Hardy Street, Garston, near Liverpool, Lancashire.

- Frank August Thomas

born on 18 February 1892 at 5 Hardy Street, Garston, near Liverpool, Lancashire.

- Harold Richard Thomas

born on 24 May 1895 at 15 Derby Street, Garston, near Liverpool, Lancashire.

- Amy Thomas

born on 2 April 1897 at 15 Derby Street, Garston, near Liverpool, Lancashire.

The places where he lived have been identified as:

From To Place Source of Information
1855    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. 
1878    Bankfield Cottages, Garston, Lancashire.  Note 4. 
1878  1884  75, Raglan Street, Garston, Lancashire.  Notes 5 & 6. 
1888  1889  12, Stanley Street, Garston, Lancashire. (See 'Pictures' link above).  Notes 7 & 8. 
1890  1892  5, Hardy Street, Garston, Lancashire. (See 'Pictures' link above).  Notes 9 & 10. 
1895  1897  15, Derby Street, Garston, Lancashire.  Note 11. 
1901    10, Railway Street, Garston, Lancashire. (See 'Pictures' link above).  Note 12. 
1911  1915  11, Seddon Street, Garston, Lancashire.  Census Data & Note 13. 

John was a Copper Refiner (Manuf.) and Engine Driver at the Copper Mills.

John died when he was 59 years old, on Tuesday 19 January 1915 in 11 Seddon Road, Garston, Liverpool, Lancashire.   The cause of his death was Aortic Aneurism.   M. Thomas (his wife) was the informant of his death.

He was buried in 1915 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. Marriage Certificate.
5. Birth Certificate of his children Walter, George, John William and Emily.
6. See 1881 Census.
7. Birth Certificate of his son Joseph.
8. Burial record of his daughter Emily.
9. Birth Certificate of his children Eleanor and Frank.
10. See 1891 Census.
11. Birth Certificate of his children Harold Richard and Amy.
12. See 1901 Census.
13. Death Certificate.

Census Data:

Year Address
1861 Copper Works, Poolton cum Seacombe.
1871 10, Brunswick Street, Garston, Lancashire.
1881 75, Raglan Street, Garston, Lancashire.
1891 5, Hardy Street, Garston, Lancashire.
1901 10, Railway Street, Garston, Lancashire.
1911 11, Seddon Road, Garston, Liverpool, Lancashire.