A Family History of William Llewdeth Thomas and Martha Jane Bennett
William Bennett Thomas
1-William Bennett Thomas, son of William Llewdeth Thomas and Martha Jane Bennett, was born on 19 Dec 1875 in Lambton, New South Wales, Australia and died in a mining accident on 5 Oct 1912 at the Stanford-Merthyr Colliery in Kurri Kurri, New South Wales, Australia at age 36. According to the coroner's report he died from internal hemorrhaging due to broken ribs penetrating his lungs.
William married his sister Margaret's step-daughter, Matilda Frances Hatch, daughter of Charles Henry Hatch and Mary Ann Willmott in 1905 in Ashfield, New South Wales, Australia. Matilda was born on 15 Dec 1887 in Glen Innes, New South Wales, Australia. They had three children: Mavis M, Frederick William, and Ethel Jane. Matilda's date of death is unknown at this time. There are no records under Matilda Thomas so it is likely she remarried after William's death and changed her last name.
2-Mavis M Thomas was born in 1906 in Mosman, New South Wales, Australia.
2-Frederick William Thomas was born on 27 Jun 1907 in Annandale, New South Wales, Australia and died on 27 Nov 1991 in Roseville, New South Wales, Australia at age 84.
Frederick married Esa Gliddon Mutton, daughter of Samuel William Mutton and Gertrude Thirza Gliddon, in 1936 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Esa was born in 1908 in Waverley, New South Wales, Australia and died on 13 Aug 1990 in Roseville, New South Wales, Australia at age 82.
2-Ethel Jane Thomas was born in 1909 in Kurri Kurri, New South Wales, Australia.
(Note: In the Documents and Articles section there is an interesting newspaper article dated Tuesday April 14, 1927 from someone seeking information about any known relatives of William)
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Last Update: February 2016
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