Tom Galton1

#182, (12 June 1875-4 February 1948)
Tom Galton
Poole, 1896
Father*Edward Thomas Galton2 b. 16 Jan 1838, d. 16 Jan 1901
Mother*Sarah Ann Davis b. 14 Aug 1842, d. 4 Dec 1926
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Birth*12 JUN 1875 Tom Galton was born on 12 JUN 1875 at Hunger Hill, Poole, Dorset, England.3,4 
Baptism7 JUL 1875 He was baptized on 7 JUL 1875 at St James' Church, Poole, Dorset, England.5 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1881 He lived with Edward Thomas Galton and Sarah Ann Davis at Poole, Dorset, together with Harry Galton, George Edwin Dowling Davis and Lucy Galton.6 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1891 Tom Galton lived with Edward Thomas Galton and Sarah Ann Davis at 8 Fowlers Lane, Poole, Dorset, England, together with Harry Galton, Nellie Galton and Ethel May Galton.7 
Occupation30 MAR 1891 The occupation of Tom Galton was 'Carpenter's apprentice.7
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1901 He lived with Sarah Ann Davis at 16, North Street, Poole, Dorset, England, together with Harry Galton.8 
Employment*30 MAR 1901 Tom Galton was employed as Carpenter at Poole, Dorset, England.8 
Occupation*25 MAY 1903 The occupation of Tom Galton was 'Joiner (Journeyman.)9
Marriage*25 MAY 1903 He married Elizabeth Ann Smith, daughter of Philip Smith and Ann Todd, on 25 MAY 1903 at The Bible Christian Church, Fawcett Road, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, witnessed by Harry Galton and Nellie Galton.10,11 
Occupation2 APR 1911 The occupation of Tom Galton was 'Carpenter; own account.12
Residence*2 APR 1911 He and Elizabeth Ann Smith lived at 9 Chapel Lane, Poole, Dorset, England, together with Hattie Galton and Edith Elsie Galton.13 
Employmentfr 1914 - 1919 Tom Galton was employed as product inspector at Poole Aviation Co.14,15 
(Witness) Note He witnessed the note of Philip Smith and Clara Hack.16 
Residence10 JUN 1918 Tom Galton and Elizabeth Ann Smith lived at 142 High Street, Poole, Dorset, England, together with Emma Smith, Edith Elsie Galton, Hattie Galton and Philip Edward Tom Galton.17 
Note* Tom Galton was a keen Trade Unionist all his life. In earlier days he was a keen sportsman, running, cycle racing and soccer; he went to soccer matches all his life. He worked on the building boom in Bournemouth with roof timber construction. He was crippled with sciatica later.14 
PHOto* He and Elizabeth Ann Smith are in the family photo, taken in Poole, 1923. with Hattie Galton, Philip Edward Tom Galton and Edith Elsie Galton.18
Note1925 Tom Galton built 'Edaphil' for the family using a loan of about UKP500 from the Poole Council; the house was removed in an area redevelopment in 1960's. in 1925.19 
PHOto* He is in photo at EDHAPHIL, 32 Serpentine Road, Poole, Dorset, England.20,14
Residence1925 He and Elizabeth Ann Smith lived at Poole, Dorset, together with Hattie Galton, Philip Edward Tom Galton and Edith Elsie Galton ; named after the three children at home.14 
Note1929 During the Depression the interest payable on the loan for 32, Serpentine Street could not be kept up due to Tom's illness and the lack of work for all and the loan was paid out by Tom's sister Nellie Dibben #184; in 1929.14 
Residence5 DEC 1930 Tom Galton and Elizabeth Ann Smith lived at Poole, Dorset, together with Edith Elsie Galton and Philip Edward Tom Galton.21 
Occupation27 DEC 1930 The occupation of Tom Galton was 'Carpenter and Joiner.22
(Witness) ResidenceMAR 1936 He lived with Frank William Jefferies and Edith Elsie Galton at 1 Corby Avenue, Swindon, Wiltshire, England, together with Elizabeth Ann Galton.14 
Note*MAR 1936 Tom Galton and Elizabeth Ann Smith moved to Swindon as Elizabeth was so ill in MAR 1936.14 
(Witness) Death8 AUG 1936 Tom Galton witnessed the Death of Elizabeth Ann Smith on 8 AUG 1936 at Swindon, Wiltshire.23 
(Witness) ResidenceJUL 1940 Tom Galton lived with James Henry Dibben and Nellie Galton at The Wellington, Aldershot, Hampshire, England, together with Edward James Dibben and Irene Alice Dibben.24,25 
Death*4 FEB 1948 Tom Galton died on 4 FEB 1948 at Swindon, Wiltshire, aged 72.26 

Family

Elizabeth Ann Smith b. 2 Feb 1875, d. 8 Aug 1936
Marriage*25 MAY 1903 He married Elizabeth Ann Smith, daughter of Philip Smith and Ann Todd, on 25 MAY 1903 at Portsmouth, Hampshire, witnessed by Harry Galton and Nellie Galton.10,11 
Children
Last Edited5 Dec 2016

Citations

  1. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, birth, Tom Galton, father Edward Thomas, mother Sarah Ann Davis, Poole, Dorset, no 375.
  2. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, birth certificate.
  3. [S17] BMD indices, birth, Poole, Dorset: Jul-Sep 1875, vol 5a 259.
  4. [S2] Book inscriptions, Bible of Ann Todd, Market Deeping 1882; birth dates.
  5. [S48] Parish Register, bapt., Tom Galton, father Edward Thomas, mother Sarah Ann, St James, Poole, no 228, p 29.
  6. [S21] Extracted from the 1881 census.
  7. [S46] Extracted from the 1891 census.
  8. [S35] Extracted from the 1901 census.
  9. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, Marriage, The Bible Christian Church, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, Page 9, Entry 18, Tom GALTON, Elizabeth Ann SMITH.
  10. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, marriage, Tom Galton, joiner, & Elizabeth Ann Smith; Portsmouth, Hants., Page 9, Entry 18.
  11. [S2] Book inscriptions, Bible of Ann Todd, Market Deeping 1882; marriage, Southsea Hants.
  12. [S68] The 1911 census.
  13. [S68] The 1911 census, 5 rooms.
  14. [S2] Book inscriptions, from 'Notes on the Galton Tree by FWJ, 1985.
  15. [S37] Family photo, group photo of staff, 1919.
  16. [S2] Book inscriptions, from a letter from EEG to LJ, June 1985.
  17. [S2] Book inscriptions, from a Visitors Declaration Form, B.M. 24, Ministry of Food by E Smith, to household of E Galton, 142 High Street, Poole. 10 Jun 1918 and other ration books of the time.
  18. [S37] Family photo, Family Group.
  19. [S33] Written family correspondence.
  20. [S37] Family photo, family photo, about 1920.
  21. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, Marriage Certificate of Edith E Galton.
  22. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, Marriage D6894 No. 67, Frank William JEFFERIES, Edith Elsie Galton.
  23. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, death age 61; 1(a) Secondary Carcinoma Liver (b) Primary Carcinoma Intestine, No. 230, Swindon, Wilts.
  24. [S14] JEFFERIES, Frank William; Memoirs (1991), in Frank Jefferies' war memoirs.
  25. [S48] Parish Register, marriage; Edward James Dibben, father Henry James, & Isabella Harriett Faulkner, father James; Holy Trinity, Aldershot.
  26. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, death, age 72, Ia. Myocardial Degeneration II. Chronic Bronchitis,
    Swindon, Wilts, No. 225.
@ Michael Jefferies, 2016