Thomas William Cox1

#6289, (27 April 1808 - )
FatherThomas Cox2 (say 1780 - )
MotherMartha Ann Beaton2 (circa 1782 - 1850)
ChartsAncestors of Mabel Smart
Descendants of Thomas Cox & Martha Ann Beaton

Children of Thomas William Cox and Mary Ann Chambers

Overview
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Thomas was the oldest child of Thomas & Martha Ann Cox. He was born in 1808 in Southwark, Surrey where his father was an excise officer. At the age of 26 he married Mary Ann Chambers. They lived in Christchurch, Surrey, where Thomas was a clerk to a timber merchant. There they had 8 children in fifteen years. Thomas lived to the age of 71.

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BirthThomas William Cox was born on 27 Apr 1808 in Southwark, Surrey.2
 
BaptismHe was baptized on 5 Jun 1808 in Christ Church, Southwark, Surrey. The register recorded that he was the son of Thomas Cox, Excise Officer, & Martha Ann.2 
MarriageHe married Mary Ann Chambers on 18 Oct 1834 in St Olave Southwark, Surrey.
Information recorded in the parish register: Thomas William Cox, bachelor, and Mary Ann Chambers, spinster, both of this parish, were married by banns. The witnesses were Richard B--d-ll, ----n Cox [could this be his sister Helen?], Joseph Layel, and Elizabeth Gillings.3
Thomas William Cox & Mary Ann Chambers
Marriage from parish register, 1834
1841 CensusThos and Mary Ann Cox appeared on the 1841 Census of Christ Church Southwark, Surrey, at Prices Street, enumerated 6 Jun 1841. They were both 33 years old and born in the county of Surrey. Thomas was a clerk. Their children were Thos (6), John (3), Mary Ann (2), and Alfred (3 months). Note that the 1841 census does not record relationships, and only indicates whether or not the person was born in that county.4 
(Mother's death) DeathHis mother Martha died in 1850. The address in the burial register was Bennett Mews so likely she had been living with Thomas' family.5 
1851 CensusThomas and Mary Cox appeared on the 1851 Census of Christ Church Southwark, Surrey, at 2 Bennett Mews, enumerated 30 Mar 1851. Thomas was 42, Clerk to a Timber Merchant, and born in St Saviours Surrey. Mary was 41 and born in Kensington Middlesex. Their children at home were John (13), Alfred (10), Richard (4), and Benjamin (1.)6 
1861 CensusThomas and Mary Cox appeared on the 1861 Census of Christchurch, Surrey, at Bennetts Mews, enumerated 7 Apr 1861. Thomas was 52, a Clerk to a Timber Merchant, and born in St Saviours, Surrey. Mary was 52 and born in the City of London, Middlesex. Their children at home were John (23, cork cutter), Alfred (20, engineers fitter), Michael (14, scholar), and Benjamin (11, scholar.)7 
1871 CensusThomas W and Mary A Cox appeared on the 1871 Census of Christ Church, Surrey, at The Cottage, Bennett Mews, enumerated 2 Apr 1871. Thomas was age 62, a Foreman at a Timber Yard, and born in London. Mary was age 61 and born in London. At home were Richard (24, packer) and Benjamin (21, lighterman), as well as their grandson Thomas (14, printers reader.)8 
(Witness) Marriage Thomas William Cox witnessed the marriage of his son Richard James Cox and Emma Davy on 29 Aug 1874 in St Mary Newington, Surrey.9 
Death There are various possibilities in the death and burial registers between 1871 and 1881. The most promising is for Thomas William Cox, age 71, in 1879, St Saviour RD. His wife was a widowed almswoman in the 1881 census. 
Last Edited6 Oct 2014

Citations

  1. Microfilm of the Marriage Register of St Olave's Southward, Surrey, 1797-1837 (Family History Library, 375315).
  2. Parish Register of Christ Church, Southwark, Surrey, England (Wade Cox, via professional searcher).
  3. Marriages of the parish of St Olave Southwark. Register at London Metropolitan Archives. Image viewed at Ancestry. Thomas William Cox & Mary Ann Chambers, 1834.
  4. 1841 Census for England & Wales, HO107/1083/2 folio 41. Image viewed at Ancestry or Findmypast.
  5. Burials of the parish of Christchurch Southwark, Surrey. Register at London Metropolitan Archives. Image viewed at Ancestry. Martha Cox, 1850, #1714.
  6. 1851 Census for England & Wales, HO107/1557 folio 65. Image viewed at Ancestry.
  7. 1861 Census for England & Wales, RG9/312 folio 47. Image viewed at Ancestry.
  8. 1871 Census for England & Wales, RG10/592 folio 55. Image viewed at Ancestry.
  9. Marriages of the parish of St Mary Newington. Register at London Metropolitan Archives. Image viewed at Ancestry. Richard Cox & Emma Davy, 1874, #337.
  10. Microfilm of the Baptism Register of St Saviour's Southwark, Surrey, 1832-1835 (Family History Library, 307712).
  11. Copy marriage certificate of Thomas Joseph Cox and Emma Martin Stocker, married 5 October 1856 in the Registration District of Lambeth.
  12. Baptisms of the parish of St Saviour Southwark. Register at London Metropolitan Archives. Image viewed at Ancestry. Mary Ann Cox, 1836.
  13. Baptisms of the parish of St Saviour Southwark. Register at London Metropolitan Archives. Image viewed at Ancestry. John Chambers Cox, 1838.
  14. Baptisms of the parish of St Saviour Southwark. Register at London Metropolitan Archives. Image viewed at Ancestry. Mary Ann Cox, 1839.
  15. Baptisms of the parish of St Saviour Southwark. Register at London Metropolitan Archives. Image viewed at Ancestry. Elizabeth Martha Cox, 1842.
  16. Baptisms of the parish of St John Waterloo. Register at London Metropolitan Archives. Image viewed at Ancestry. Richard James Cox, 1847.