Noted events in his life were:
• Census, 1851, Back Lane, Brayton, Yorkshire.
• Occupation: Farmers Son, 1851.
• Census, 1861, Village, Brayton, Yorkshire.
• Occupation, 1861, Farmer employing 2 labourers & 2 boys.
Thomas married Mary Ann MUSHAM, daughter of Frederick MUSHAM and Martha ADAMSON, on 5 Nov 1849 in St. John, Ousebridge, Yorkshire. (Mary Ann MUSHAM was born circa 1825 in York, Yorkshire, christened on 18 Dec 1825 in St. Helens, York, Yorkshire and died Y.)