Hancox, Thomas William (1884-1974)

Christian Messenger 1913

Early years

Thomas was born on 12 June 1884 at Walsall, Staffordshire, to parents Edward and Emma. Edward was a PM Minister.


Thomas returned from missionary service in June 1911, being landed at Plymouth from the Karina.

Thomas served as a chaplain in WW1.

Records suggest that Thomas was for a time a member of the Freemasons and in 1918 was serving as a Congregational Minister in Liverpool. By 1921, when he applied to receive his WW1 medals, he was living in the St Johns Hill area of London.


Thomas died in September 1974 at Merton, Greater London.


  • 1905 Woburn Sands
  • 1906 not shown
  • 1907 Calabar, WA
  • 1911 Tamworth
  • 1912 Liverpool
  • 1915 Aldershot
  • 1916 Guildford
  • 1917 ceased


W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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  • There was a Rev. T. W. Hancox CF serving aboard the hospital ship Britannic from December 1915 to April 1916. I suspect that they may be one and the same.

    By Simon Mills (09/07/2023)

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