Lilian Thomas

1908–1999 (Age 90)
Deptford, Kent, England

The Life of Lilian

When Lilian Thomas was born on 8 August 1908, in Deptford, Kent, England, her father, Fleetwood Thomas, was 27 and her mother, Edith Frampton, was 28. She had at least 1 son and 2 daughters with John James Fathers. She died on 12 July 1999, at the age of 90, and was buried in Greenwich, London, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Lilian Thomas
John James Fathers
Annie E Fathers
John E Fathers

Spouse & Children



  • Annie E Fathers


  • John E Fathers


  • May


Parents & Siblings

  • Fleetwood Thomas


  • Edith Frampton




  • Edith Elizeth Ann Thomas


  • Elsie Maud Thomas


  • Female1908–1999Female

  • Robert Fleetwood Thomas


World Events (8)


Age 6

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.
1915 · Zeppelins Over London

Age 7

On May 31, 1915 a German zeppelin went over London in dark of night. It released a bomb over the city killing 28 people and wounding 60. 

Age 32

Winston Churchill becomes prime minister. British fighter pilots repel German air attacks in the Battle of Britain. London and other cities badly damaged in German bombing raids.

Name Meaning

Hebrew: According to some authorities, the name of the apostle is derived from a Syriac word of Hebrew origin, "tham," meaning to doubt, because of his doubting, and they say he was on that account called in Greek a word meaning of 2 hearts. But the Hebrew "tham" is a twin, and the Greek name Didymus has the same meaning. Tammy, Tammie, Thomasia, Thomasina, Thomassine, Thomazine, Tamasine, Tamsen, Tamzin, Tamzine, and Tamzzin are female names from Thomas. Tomas and Tamhus are Gaelic forms. Tubby is a Cornish form of Thomas. Tamlane and Tam are Scottish forms. Tom is abbreviated from Thomas and is sometimes found as a female name. Toume is an Anglo-Norman form of Thomas.

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Sources (3)

  • Lilian Thomas in household of Fleetwood William Thomas, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Thomas in entry for May A Fathers, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"
  • Thomas in entry for John E Fathers, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"

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