Noted events in his life were:
• Census, 1901, 33 Edwards Terrace on Moffett Street, South Shields, Durham.
• Occupation: Coal Miner Hewer, 1901.
Thomas married Eliza Elizabeth POYNTER, daughter of Jonathan POYNTER and Ellen Elizabeth BURTON, in Sep 1900 in Durham, County Durham. (Eliza Elizabeth POYNTER was born in Sep 1874 in Jarrow, Durham and died in Sep 1909 in Benwell, Northumberland.)