Thomas Simmons

1830–11 November 1890 (Age 60)
London, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas

Thomas Simmons was born in 1830, in London, England, United Kingdom. He had at least 3 sons and 4 daughters with Mary Ann Harris. He lived in Little Hoole, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1871 and Aberystruth, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom in 1881. He died on 11 November 1890, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Simmons
Mary Ann Harris
Margaret Simmons
John Henry Simonds
Thomas Simonds
Nelly Simonds
Emily Simonds
Margaret Jane Simonds
Albert Simonds

Spouse and Children



    Margaret Simmons


    John Henry Simonds


    Thomas Simonds


    Nelly Simonds


    Emily Simonds


+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 0

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1831 · Old London Bridge Opens

Age 1

"The popular childhood rhyme ""London Bridge is Falling Down"" refers to the infamous overpass above the Thames River. By the 19th century the bridge had started to fall apart."
1850 · Coal Fields in South Wales Developed

Age 20

Like the iron and copper mines, the coal fields in South Wales were very important to the industrial revolution. Many of those that worked in the coal mines were part of the Merthyr uprising.

Name Meaning

English (southern): patronymic either from the personal name Simon ( see Simon ) or, as Reaney and Wilson suggest, from the medieval personal name Simund (composed of Old Norse sig ‘victory’ + mundr ‘protection’), which after the Norman Conquest was taken as an equivalent Simon, with the result that the two names became confused.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Thomas Simmons, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Thomas Simonds, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Simmonds in entry for John Simmonds, "England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944"

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