John Robert Thomas

FatherJohn Henry Thomas (1857-1912)
MotherAnne Elizabeth "Annie" Sackett (1869-1945)
John Robert Thomas, son of John Henry Thomas and Anne Elizabeth "Annie" Sackett, was born in Dagenham, EssexG, in 1896.1,2
     In 1901 John was living at Grosvenor Terrace, DagenhamG, in the household of his parents John and Annie, and was recorded in the census as John R Thomas, aged four and born in Dagenham.3
     John emigrated to CanadaG in 1905 with his parents and siblings.4
     In 1911 John was living in Zealand Township, Ontario, CanadaG, in the household of his parents John and Annie, and was recorded in the census as John R Thomas, aged 16 and born in England.5

 Notes & Citations

  1. Census.
  2. GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date, "Sep qtr 1896. Thomas, John Robert. Mother: Sackett. Romford. 4a:423."
  3. 1901 England census, digital image,, 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.
  4. "Canadian Passenger Lists", digital 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."
  5. 1911 Canada census, digital image,, 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-grandson of Richard Sackett of South Weald, Essex
ChartsLine 6 (English)
Last Edited9 Nov 2016

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