Thomas James Wills1

#4879, (28 June 1862-September 1921)
Father*John James Galton Wills2 b. 1832, d. Mar 1902
Mother*Ann Eliza Russell2 b. 1832, d. Sep 1908
ChartsThomas Galton's descendants
Birth*28 JUN 1862 Thomas James Wills was born on 28 JUN 1862 at Poole, Dorset, England.1,3 
Baptism18 JUL 1862 He was baptized on 18 JUL 1862 at St James' Church, Poole, Dorset, England.3 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1871 He lived with John James Galton Wills and Ann Eliza Russell at 3 High Street, Poole, Dorset, England, together with Mary Ann Margaret Wills, Charlotte Wills, Ann Eliza Wills and Ellen Wills.4 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1881 Thomas James Wills lived with John James Galton Wills and Ann Eliza Russell at Swan Alley, Poole, Dorset, England, together with Ellen Wills and Susan Wills.5 
Marriage*10 JAN 1889 Thomas James Wills married Kate Lilian Denner on 10 JAN 1889 at Holy Trinity, Dilton Marsh, Westbury, Wiltshire, England.6 
Employment*30 MAR 1891 Thomas James Wills was employed as Mariner.7 
Residence*30 MAR 1891 He and Kate Lilian Denner lived at 10 Gladstone Terrace, East Street, Poole, Dorset, England, together with Lilian Gladys Wills.8 
(Witness) Marriage11 FEB 1895 Thomas James Wills witnessed the marriage of John Waldron Wills Edwards and Susan Wills on 11 FEB 1895 at Poole, Dorset.9,10 
Marriage*4 JUL 1903 Thomas James Wills married Gertrude Priscilla Harding on 4 JUL 1903 at St Paul's Church, Poole, Dorset, England.11 
(Witness) Marriage8 DEC 1909 Thomas James Wills witnessed the marriage of Henry Smith and Ellen Wills on 8 DEC 1909 at Poole, Dorset.12 
Employment2 APR 1911 Thomas James Wills was employed as House painter.13 
Residence*2 APR 1911 He and Gertrude Priscilla Harding lived at 10 New Cut, Bacter, Poole, Dorset, England, together with Edward Robert Wills, Herbert Denner Wills, Margaret Emma Wills, Ellen Ruth Wills and Henry Francis G Wills.14 
Death*SEP 1921 Thomas James Wills died in SEP 1921 at 10 New Cut, Poole, Dorset, England, aged 59.15 
Burial*27 SEP 1921 He was buried on 27 SEP 1921 at Poole, Dorset.16 

Family 1

Kate Lilian Denner b. Mar 1865, d. Jun 1902
Marriage*10 JAN 1889 He married Kate Lilian Denner on 10 JAN 1889 at Dilton Marsh, Westbury, Wiltshire.6 
Children

Family 2

Gertrude Priscilla Harding b. Sep 1867, d. 12 Feb 1922
Marriage*4 JUL 1903 Thomas James Wills married Gertrude Priscilla Harding on 4 JUL 1903 at Poole, Dorset.11 
Children
Last Edited17 May 2017

Citations

  1. [S17] BMD indices, birth, Poole, Dorset, Apr-Jun 1862, vol 5a 303.
  2. [S21] Extracted from the 1881 census, age & birthplace.
  3. [S48] Parish Register, birth & bapt., Thomas Wills, parents James John & Ann Eliza, St James, Poole, Dorset. no 1144, p 143.
  4. [S45] Extracted from the 1871 census.
  5. [S21] Extracted from the 1881 census.
  6. [S69] England & Wales Marriages 1538-1940, marriage; Thomas Wills or Wells, 26, father John Ealton Wells, & Kate Lilain Denner, 24, father Robert Denner, Westbury, Wilts.,.
  7. [S46] Extracted from the 1891 census.
  8. [S46] Extracted from the 1891 census, also with mother-in law, Mary Ann Dennis (sic) & sister-in -law Minnie.
  9. [S48] Parish Register, marriage, Susan Wills, 21, father James John Galton, & John Waldron Wills Edwards, 26, father Robert Waldron, St James, Poole, Dorset, no 89, p 45.
  10. [S17] BMD indices, marriage, Susan Wills & John Waldron W Edwards, Poole, Dorset, Jan-Mar 1895, vol 5a 379.
  11. [S48] Parish Register, marriage; Thomas Wills, 41, widower, mariner, father John Galton Wills, & Gertrude Priscilla Harding, 38, spinster, father Henry George Harding; St Pauls, Poole, no 25, p 13.
  12. [S48] Parish Register, marriage; Henry Smith, 37, widower, father William, & Ellen Wills, 37, spinster, father John James Galton, (dec.) St James, Poole, no 55, p 28.
  13. [S68] The 1911 census.
  14. [S68] The 1911 census, note the form has been filled in to suggest that Gertrude had 7 children and was married 22 years.
  15. [S78] England & Wales Death Index 1916-2005, death, age 59, Poole, Dorset, Sep 1921, vol 5a 236.
  16. [S48] Parish Register, burial, Thomas Wills of 10 New Cut, Poole; St James, Poole.
  17. [S17] BMD indices, birth, Westbury, Wilts., Oct-Dec 1889, vol 5a 149.
  18. [S35] Extracted from the 1901 census, age & birthplace.
  19. [S68] The 1911 census, age & birthplace.
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