Thomas Hartman Fildes

April 1849–13 November 1896 (Age 47)
Pendlebury, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas Hartman

When Thomas Hartman Fildes was born in April 1849, in Pendlebury, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Fildes, was 23 and his mother, Elizabeth Mary Ann Banks, was 19. He married Sarah Lysons on 9 June 1877, in Pendlebury, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Pendleton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1871 and Worsley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. He died on 13 November 1896, in Pendlebury, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 47, and was buried in Pendlebury, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Hartman Fildes
1849–1896
Sarah Lysons
1856–1915
Marriage: 9 June 1877
Elizabeth Alice Fildes
1878–1942
Mary Fildes
1882–1789
Jessie Fildes
1883–1955
John Francis Fildes
1887–1932
Edward Fildes
1892–
Sarah Ann Fildes
1894–
William Thomas Fildes
1895–1981
Thomas Hardman Fildes
1897–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 June 1877
Pendlebury, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
children

(8)

    Elizabeth Alice Fildes

    Female1878–1942Female

    Mary Fildes

    Female1882–1789Female

    Female1883–1955Female

    John Francis Fildes

    Male1887–1932Male

    Edward Fildes

    Male1892–Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Fildes

    Male1826–Male

    Elizabeth Mary Ann Banks

    Female1830–Female

siblings

(4)

    Male1849–1896Male

    Edward Fildes

    Male1860–Male

    Sarah Fildes

    Female1869–Female

    Nellie Fildes

    Female1887–Female

World Events (5)

1850 · Belle Vue Gaol Opens

Age 1

Belle Vue Gaol was a Victorian prison in Gorton, Manchester. The living conditions for the prisoners were horrible. It was intended to be a prison for both males and females and also became a military prison.  In 1892, the prison was demolished.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 5

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1867 · The Manchester Martyrs are Hung

Age 18

William Allen, Michael Larkin, and Michael O’Brien were from Ireland but moved to Manchester and were active Fenians. They were part of an ambush to help two Fenians escape prison. These three men were executed and are now referred to as the Manchester Martyrs. The Irish community in Manchester go to the spot where they were executed to commemorate their sacrifice.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish (Aberdeen): regional name from a district in Lancashire called The Fylde, from Old English (ge)filde ‘plain’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Thomas Fildes in household of Alice Lysons, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Thomas H Fildes, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Thomas Fildes in household of John Fildes, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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