Thomas Wilson

25 December 1818–from November 1874 to December 1875 (Age 55)
Ravenstone, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Wilson was born on 25 December 1818, in Ravenstone, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Freeman, was 26 and his mother, Elizabeth Wilson, was 27. He married Elizabeth Mee on 25 July 1842, in Ibstock, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Ibstock, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. He died from November 1874 to December 1875, in Coalville, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 57.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Wilson
1818–1874
Elizabeth Mee
1823–1901
Marriage: 25 July 1842
Thomas Mee Wilson
1842–1842
Martha Wilson
1843–1864
John D. Wilson
1845–1888
James Wilson
1848–1886
Thomas Wilson
1850–1850
Joseph Wilson
1852–1898
Thomas Wilson
1855–
Eli Wilson
1857–1905
George Wilson
1859–1881
Alfred Daniel Wilson
1860–1932
Selina Martha Wilson
1863–1864

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 July 1842
Ibstock, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1792–1875Male

    Elizabeth Wilson

    Female1791–Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (4)

1823

Age 5

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 15

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
1843

Age 25

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from the personal name Will , a very common medieval short form of William .

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

Possible Related Names

Story Highlight

Thomas Wilson- Highlights From His Life

Complied by Sharon Fuhriman Thomas Wilson is the son of Elizabeth Wilson. She was a servant and unmarried. This is found on his baptismal certificate #52, dated July 2, 1818 in the Parish of Ravensto …

Sources (3)

  • Thomas Wilson, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Thomas Wilson, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Thomas Wilson, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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