Isaac was born on 8 December1848 at Barton on Humber, Lincolnshire, to parents Samuel Thompson, a tile dealer (1861), and Ann Winn. He was baptised on 12 January 1849 at Barton on Humber.
Census returns identify the following occupations for Isaac.
- 1861 build yard boy
- 1871 pupil at Elmfield College, York
- 1881 assistant assurance agent
- 1891 general labourer
He married Sarah Ann Robinson (abt1848-1891) in early 1873 at Barton on Humber. Census returns identify four children.
- Florence (abt1874-1900) – a general domestic servant (1891); married Thomas Keightley in 1899
- Herbert (b abt1876) – a carman (1901); a labourer (1911)
- Edith (abt1877-1885)
- Ada Ellen (abt1880-1926) – a domestic servant (1901); married William Burgess, a bookmaker & dealer (1911), in 1901
Isaac died in early 1901 at Barton on Humber, Lincolnshire.
- 1871 Leighton Buzzard
- 1872 disappears
W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990
Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers