Thomas was born abt1884 at Killington, Westmorland, to parents Joseph, a farmer, and Sarah Agnes. His mother, Sarah Agnes, widowed at the time of the 1891 census, was a grocer and postmistress.
He married Maude Marie Fairhead (1882-1967) in the summer of 1909 in the Loddon Registration District, Norfolk. Census returns identify two children
- Sylvia Agnes (1910-1986) – married Charles Alfred Delaney
- Brian Rigg (1913-1992) – a physician; moved to USA in 1947
The family emigrated to Canada in 1911 where Thomas continued as a minister.
Thomas died in 1958 at leamington, Ontario, Canada.
- 1905 Lowestoft
- 1908 Sudbury
- 1909 Briston
- 1912 ceased
W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990
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