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Thomas Henry Hunter (1849 - abt. 1932)

Thomas Henry Hunter
Born in Shincliffe Colliery, Durham, England, United Kingdommap
Ancestors ancestors
Son of [father unknown] and
Husband of — married 20 Feb 1871 in Sunderland Registry Office, Sunderland, Durham, Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Died about in Durham, Englandmap
Profile last modified | Created 28 May 2018 | Last significant change: 2 Apr 2021
18:42: Peter Mulligan edited the Biography for Thomas Henry Hunter (1849-abt.1932). [Thank Peter for this]
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Biography

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Thomas Hunter was born in County Durham, England.

Thomas Henry Hunter was born 22nd November 1849 in the Parish of St Nicholas, Durham, England. His father is not listed and his mother is Margaret Hunter of Shincliffe Colliery, Shincliffe, Durham, England. [1] [2]

He was Christened 30 December 1849 in Shincliffe, Durham, England. [3]

Thomas (batchelor) Married Jane Ann Carlton (spinster) 20th February 1871 in the Sunderland Registry office (both aged 21). The home address is shown in Ryhope, Sunderland, England and his occupation is shown as Mason. His father is Unknown, Her father is listed as Thomas Carlton (Deceased), occupation Coal Miner. [4] [5]

Thomas passed away 26 October 1932 in Durham, Durham, England aged 82. His year of birth is shown as 1850. [6] He was buried in the churchyard of St Margaret of Antioch, Crossgate Durham [7]

In his probate on the 29 November 1932, his address is shown as Ryhope House, 4 Lambton Walk, Durham, England. His benificiaries are shown as Percy Smith Solicitors Clerk Emma Hodgson Widow, Beatrice Carr, wife of Benjamin Carr and Jane Mcleod Widow. His effects were valued at £4021 9s 2d resworn at £3461 9s 2d [8]

Research Notes

In the 1851 Census Thomas is showing as living in Lamesley, Chester-Le-Street, Durham, England. He is listed as the Great Nephew of the Head of the Household (actually shown as Visitor, however his mother is shown as Neice) age 1, his place of birth is shown as Shincliffe, Durham, England. Also shown at the property are his Great Uncle John Mallam, his cousin John Stephenson and his mother Margaret Hunter. [9]

In the 1871 Census Thomas is showing as living in Monkwearmouth, Sunderland, Durham, England. He is listed as a Boarder age 21, his occupation is Mason and his place of birth is shown as Durham, England. Also shown at the property are John P Bell, Mary A Bell, Robert T Bell, Hannah P Bell, John P Bell, Mary Calbert, Mary A Storey and his wife Jane Hunter [10]

In the 1881 Census Thomas is shown as living at Ryhope, Sunderland, Durham, England aged 31. His year of birth is shown as around 1850 and place of birth is shown as Durham, Durham, England. He is shown as the Head of the Household. He is also shown as Maried, and his Occupation is shown as Mason. Also shown at the property are his Wife Jane Hunter as well as their children Jane Hunter, Ann Hunter, Emma Hunter, Thomas Hunter. [11]

In the 1891 Census Thomas is shown living in Ryhope, Durham, England, aged 41 and the Head of the Household. His year of birth is shown as around 1850 and place Ryhope, Durham, England. His occupation is shown as Grocer. Also shown at the property is his Wife Jane Hunter as well as their children Thomas Henry Hunter, Ann Hunter, Jane Hunter, Margaret Hunter and Andrew Hunter [12]

In the 1901 Census Thomas is shown as living at Crossgate, Durham, England aged 41. His year of birth is shown as around 1850 and place of birth is shown as Ryhope, Durham, England. He is shown as the Head of the Household. He is also shown as Married, and his Occupation is shown as Grocer. Also shown at the property is his Wife Jane Hunter as well as their children Emma Hodgson, Margaret Hunter, Andrew Hunter as well as her niece Beatrice Mcleod [13]

In the 1911 Census Thomas is shown as living in Framwellgate, Durham, England aged 61. His year of birth is shown as around 1850 and place of birth is shown as Durham City, Durham, England. He is shown as the Head of the Household. He is also shown as Married, and his Occupation is shown as General Provision Dealer. Also shown at the property is his Wife Jane Hunter as well as his Grandchildren Beatrice Mcleod, Emma McLeod, Elizabeth Jane Hunter Mcleod,Thomas Henry Hunter, Thomas Henry Hunter Mcleod, John Mcleod, Jane Hunter Mcleod and Arthur Ernest Mcleod and his Children Andrew Hunter and Jam McLead [14]

Sources

  1. Taken from the birth Registration of Thomas Henry Hunter copy in possession of Peter Mulligan 14/09/2018
  2. HUNTER, THOMAS HENRY - GRO Reference: 1849 D Quarter in DURHAM AND LANCHESTER Volume 24 Page 104
  3. "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J9LT-TRV : 10 February 2018, Thomas Hunter, ); citing item 1 p 92, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,514,647.
  4. Taken from the Marriage Registration of Thomas Henry Hunter copy in possession of Peter Mulligan 14/09/2018
  5. Marriage Registration: Thomas Henry Hunter
  6. GRO Reference: 1932 D Quarter in DURHAM Volume 10A Page 388
  7. findagrave.com Thomas Henry Hunter burial
  8. Thomas Henry Hunter in the England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995 Ancestry.co.uk
  9. "England and Wales Census, 1851," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:SGJ1-SS6 : 20 October 2017), Thomas H Hunter in household of John Mallam, , Durham, England; citing , Durham, England, p. 3, from "1851 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO HO 107, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.
  10. "England and Wales Census, 1871", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KD8M-FQ3 : 12 December 2017), Thomas Hy Hunter in entry for John P Bell, 1871.
  11. "England and Wales Census, 1881," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q271-N8QC : 12 December 2017), Thomas Henry Hunter, Ryhope, Durham, England; from "1881 England, Scotland and Wales Census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 8, Piece/Folio 4998/93, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,775,383.
  12. "England and Wales Census, 1891," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:WNNK-BZM : 12 December 2017), Thomas Henry Hunter, Ryhope, Durham, England; from "1891 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, Durham county, subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.
  13. "England and Wales Census, 1901," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XSCW-D6Z : 8 April 2016), Thomas H Hunter, Crossgate, Durham, England; from "1901 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing St Oswald subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.
  14. "England and Wales Census, 1911," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XWHS-JXV : 3 August 2017), Thomas Henry Hunter, Framwellgate, Framwellgate, Durham, England; from "1911 England and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 14, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.


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