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William Thomas (d.1905)

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William Thomas (1839-1905)

c.1839 Born in Llantsitin, Denbighshire, Wales

1881 William Thomas 42, maltster and Corn merchant, lived in Wolverhampton with Isabella Jane Thomas 40, Aubrey Ward Thomas 9, Hurbert Robert Thomas 7, Hugh Shenson or Spenson Thomas 6, Charles Stephinson Thomas 5, Lilian Isabel Thomas 4, Katie Ward Thomas 3[1]

1905 Died in Wolverhampton[2]

1905 Obituary [3]

WILLIAM THOMAS died on July 12, 1905, at his residence, the Clevelands, Wolverhampton. He was for many years engaged in business as a maltster, but afterwards acquired the axle-tree and coach ironmongery business of Messrs. Edwin Richards & Son, Portway Works, Wednesbury. He was a director of the firm of Messrs. Thomas Parker, Limited, electrical engineers, Wolverhampton, and a member of the Wolverhampton Town Council. He was also a Justice of the Peace for Wednesbury.

He was elected a member of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1888.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1881 census
  2. national probate calendar
  3. 1905 Iron and Steel Institute: Obituaries