Thomas THOMPSON 1
Thomas was born in Ford, a village near the border with Scotland, but neither his baptism nor his marriage have been traced. He was a mason, and was living in Milfield near Ford for the baptism of his eldest son Robert in 1821, then moved to Alnwick. He had five children with his wife Elizabeth, but only two are known to have survived to adulthood: James (qv); and Elizabeth, who married James Smart, a rope maker and Inn keeper in Alnwick, and had 10 children.
Thomas married Elizabeth. (Elizabeth was born in 1795 in Chatton, Northumberland,1 died on 25 Jun 1870 in Alnwick, Northumberland 4 and was buried on 27 Jun 1870 in Alnwick Cemetery, Northumberland 3.)
1 Census, 1851 Census (microfilm) - HO107/2419 f555 p18.
2 GRO (England and Wales), Certified Copy of Entry of Death DYA045361.
3 Non-parochial burial ground, Alnwick Cemetery, FHL(L) ref Mf 1068896.
GRO (England and Wales), Certified Copy of Entry of Death DYD 098913.