Hilda Ethel Thomas

FatherJohn Henry Thomas (1857-1912)
MotherAnne Elizabeth "Annie" Sackett (1869-1945)
Hilda Ethel Thomas, daughter of John Henry Thomas and Anne Elizabeth "Annie" Sackett, was born in Dagenham, EssexG, in 1894.1,2 She married in Dryden, Kenora District, Ontario, CanadaG, in 1913, Harold Wilkinson.3 Harold was born in EnglandG in about 1886.4,1
     In 1901 Hilda was living at Grosvenor Terrace, DagenhamG, in the household of her parents John and Annie, and was recorded in the census as Hilda E Thomas, aged five [actually six] and born in Dagenham.5
     Hilda emigrated to CanadaG in 1905 with her parents and siblings.6
     In 1911 Hilda was living in Zealand Township, Ontario, CanadaG, in the household of her parents John and Annie, and was recorded in the census as Hilda E Thomas, aged 17 and born in England.7

 Notes & Citations

  1. Census.
  2. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Dec qtr 1894. Thomas, Hilda Ethel. Mother: Sackett. Romford. 4a:427."
  3. "Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1826–1938" (Ancestry image), "License issued Dryden 26 April 1913, District of Kenora, Harold Wilkinson, 27, bachelor, of Bedworth, Church of England, to Hilda Ethil Thomas, 18, spinster, of Bedworth, Presbyterian."
  4. Date of birth based on age at marriage.
  5. 1901 England census
    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.
  6. "Canadian Passenger Lists" (Ancestry image), "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."
  7. 1911 Canada census
    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.
Sackett line5th great-granddaughter of Richard Sackett of South Weald, Essex
ChartsLine 6 (English)
Last Edited9 Nov 2016

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