Thomas was born abt1830 at Hunslet, Leeds.
Before entering the ministry he worked as an iron moulder (1851).
He married Ann Taylor(b1837) in the summer of 1857 at Wolverhampton, Staffordshire. Census returns identify six children.
- Sarah Anne (b abt1860)
- Felicia Susan (1861-1946) – married James Booth, a pawnbroker’s assistant (1891), in 1887
- James Burley (b1863)
- Ada Arabella (b1865)
- Aletheia Bathua (b1866) – married George Henry Birkbeck, a pawnbroker (1901), in 1892
- Jane W (b abt1874) – a tailoress (1891)
Thomas died in late 1874 in Sheffield, Yorkshire.
- 1853 Burland
- 1854 Cwm
- 1855 Tunstall
- 1856 Darlaston
- 1858 Ramsor
- 1860 Bromyard
- 1861 Leintwardine
- 1862 disappears
- 1863 Ashley Lane, Manchester (Congregational Minister)
- 1867 Manchester
- 1871 Thorne, Yorkshire
W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990
Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers