Wilfred James Thomas

(1889-)
FatherJohn Henry Thomas (1857-1912)
MotherAnne Elizabeth "Annie" Sackett (1869-1945)
Wilfred James Thomas, son of John Henry Thomas and Anne Elizabeth "Annie" Sackett, was born in Dagenham, Essex, EnglandG, in April 1889.1,2 He married at All Saints Church, White River, Ontario, CanadaG, on 19 May 1919, Daisy Burgess, daughter of Charles Ernest Burgess and Lydia ___.3 Daisy was born in Kent, EnglandG, in about 1889.4
     In 1891 Wilfred was living at 40 Lower Cottages, Creeksworth?, Barking, EssexG, in the household of his parents John and Annie, and was recorded in the census as Wilfred J Thomas, aged one and born in Dagenham.5
     In 1901 he was living at Grosvenor Terrace, DagenhamG, in the household of his parents John and Annie, and was recorded as Wilfred J Thomas, aged 11 and born in Dagenham.6
     Wilfred emigrated to CanadaG in 1905 with his parents and siblings.7
     In 1911 Wilfred was living in Zealand Township, Ontario, CanadaG, in the household of his parents John and Annie, and was recorded in the census as Wilfred J Thomas, single, aged 22 and born in England.8
ChartsLine 6 (English)

 Notes & Citations

  1. Census.
  2. GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date (FreeBMD), "Jun qtr 1889. Thomas, Wilfrid James. Romford. 4a:342."
  3. "Ontario, Canada, Marriages", digital image, Ancestry.com, "19 May 1919, at All Saints Church, White River, Ontario, Wilfred James Thomas, 30, of White River, Ont, b. Dagenham, Essex, England, bachelor, car foreman, Anglican, father John Henry Thomas, mother Annie Elizabeth Sackett; to Daisy Burgess, 29, of White River, b. Kent, England, spinster, stenographer, Anglican, father Charles Ernest Burgess, mother Lydia Dow? Burgess. Witnesses: Frederick Ernest Defeur, of White River, Margaret F Whent, of White River."
  4. Marriage record.
  5. 1891 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG12, piece 1371, folio 30, p. 9, GSU roll 6096481
    40 Lower Cottgs, Creeksworth?, Barking, Essex
    John H Thomas, head, married, 32, general laborer, b. Sussex, Hastings
    Annie E Thomas, wife, 22, b. Essex, Dagenham
    Herbert H Thomas, son, 3, b. Essex, Dagenham
    Wilfred J Thomas, son, 1, b. Essex, Dagenham
    Philadelphia Thomas, dau, 3 mo, b. Essex, Barking
    Robert Sackett, bro-in-law, 16, general laborer, b. Essex, Dagenham.
  6. 1901 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG13, piece 1645, folio 127, p. 35
    Grosvenor Ter, Dagenham, Essex
    John H Thomas, head, married, 44, coal porter, worker, b. Sussex, Brede
    Annie E Thomas, wife, 32, b. Essex, Dagenham
    Herbert H Thomas, son, 13, ordinary agricultural labourer, b. Essex, Dagenham
    Wilfred J Thomas, son, 11, b. Essex, Dagenham
    Louisa A Thomas, dau, 7, b. Essex, Dagenham
    Hilda E Thomas, dau, 5, b. Essex, Dagenham
    John R Thomas, son, 4, b. Essex, Dagenham
    George H Thomas, son, 1, b. Essex, Barking
    Winnie J Sparrow, servant, single, 24, nurse domestic, b. Suffolk, Great Hurston.
  7. "Canadian Passenger Lists", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Ship Lake Champlain, dep. Liverpool, England, arr. St John, New Brunswick, 3 Apr 1905. John H Thomas, 47, bricklayer; Annie E Thomas, 35, wife; Herbert H Thomas, 17; Wilfred J Thomas, 15; Louisa A Thomas, 12; Hilda E Thomas, 10; John R Thomas, 8; Lucy J Thomas, 6; George H Thomas, 5; Ruth M Thomas, 3; all of Essex, destination St John, NB, British Bonus Allowed."
  8. 1911 Canada census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Page 2, Family No: 13
    Zealand Township, Ontario
    Thomas, John H, head, married, b. Mar 1858, 53, England, immigrated 1905, origin English, Canadian national, Methodist, farmer
    Thomas, Annie E, wife, b. Mar 1868, 43, England, immigrated 1905, origin English, Canadian national, Methodist
    Thomas, Wilfred J, son, single, b. Apr 1889, 22, England
    Thomas, Hilda E, dau, b. Nov 1893, 17, England
    Thomas, John R, son, b. Jun 1894, 16, England
    Thomas, Lucy I, dau, b. Feb 1897, 13, England
    Thomas, George H, son, b. Aug 1899, 11, England
    Thomas, Ruth M, dau, b. Jan 1902, 9, England
    Wilkson?, Harold, lodger, single, b. Mar 1885, 25, England.
Generation.TreeR.6
Sackett line4th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett of Hornchurch, Essex
Last Edited4 June 2012