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Thomas Newton (1786-1845)

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Thomas Newton (c1786-1845) of Newton, Bennie and Co

1829 Listed as Manager of the Gorbals Foundery Co., Glasgow.[1]

1822 Married Helen McLoun

1841 Living at 90 West Street, Gorbals, Glasgow: Thos Newton (age c52), Iron Moulder. With his wife Helen Newton (age c42) and their seven children; Mary Newton (age c18); Ann Newton (age c16); Sarah Newton (age c14); Thos Newton (age c12); Helen Newton (age c8); Hannah Newton (age c5); John Newton (age c3).[2]

1845 Marriage of his eldest daughter Mary to William Tait, engineer. Thomas Newton is an Iron Founder.[3]

1845 Died. Of 28 Warwick Street, Glasgow. Age 59. Iron Founder. [4]

1853 Marriage of his third daughter Sarah to Thomas Manson.[5]

1858 Marriage of his youngest daughter Hannah to John Virtue.[6]

1859 Marriage at Emerald Hill, Melbourne, of Thomas Newton (Junior) of Glasgow to Jemima, daughter of the late Thomas McCall, of Liverpool, Engineer.[7] This Thomas was deceased before 1908 when his eldest son William McCall Newton marries in Melbourne.


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Sources of Information

  1. 1829 Post Office Directory for Glasgow
  2. 1841 Census
  3. Glasgow Herald - Monday 20 January 1845
  4. Glasgow Herald - Monday 10 February 1845
  5. Glasgow Herald - Friday 12 August 1853
  6. Glasgow Herald - Friday 23 April 1858
  7. Glasgow Herald - Wednesday 06 April 1859