Thomas Gardner

Thomas Gardner[1]

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  • Name Thomas Gardner  [2, 3, 4
    Born 7 Sep 1840  Clerkenwell, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    • 15 Spring Street
    Christened 7 Oct 1840  Clerkenwell, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • St. Philip's Church
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 7 Oct 1840  Clerkenwell, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 6 Jun 1841  Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    England 
    Residence 6 Jun 1841  Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Spring Street 
    Census 30 Mar 1851  Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 8
    England 
    Occupation 30 Mar 1851  Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 8
    At Home 
    Residence 30 Mar 1851  Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 8
    14 Spring Street 
    Census 7 Apr 1861  Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 9
    England 
    Occupation 7 Apr 1861  Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 9
    Watch Dial Enameller 
    Residence 7 Apr 1861  Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 9
    14 Spring Street 
    Occupation 28 Oct 1861  Bethnal Green, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Enameller 
    Residence 28 Oct 1861  Bethnal Green, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Census 2 Apr 1871  Clerkenwell, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 11
    England 
    Occupation 2 Apr 1871  Clerkenwell, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 11
    Enameller 
    Residence 2 Apr 1871  Clerkenwell, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 11
    76 Margaret Street 
    Census 3 Apr 1881  Clerkenwell, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 12
    England 
    Occupation 3 Apr 1881  Clerkenwell, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 12
    Watch Dial Enameller 
    Residence 3 Apr 1881  Clerkenwell, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 12
    77 Margaret Street 
    Occupation 1 Jun 1890  [4
    Watchmaker 
    Census 1891  Camberwell, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    32 Dragon Road 
    • Watch dial enameller.
    Census 1901  Saffron Hill, Holborn, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    22 Charles Street (Salvation Army Shelter) 
    • Watchmaker.
    Died Yes, date unknown 
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    Person ID I90480  The Williams Family Tree
    Last Modified 23 Feb 2018 

    Father Jonah Gardner
              b. Abt 1808, Holborn, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 2 Jun 1864, Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years) 
    Mother Mary Ann Evans
              b. Abt 1810, Clerkenwell, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Abt 1884, Lambeth, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Married 20 Feb 1830  St. Andrew's Church, Holborn, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 13, 14
    Family ID F26459  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Emma Griffin
              b. 13 Dec 1838, Shoreditch, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 29 Feb 1908, Newington, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 28 Oct 1861  St. James the Great Church, Bethnal Green, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 10, 15
    St. James the Great, Bethnal Green
    STJAME_1.jpg
    Courtesy of Anna Rowe
    St. James the Great, Bethnal Green
    St. James the Great, Bethnal Green
    Courtesy of Anna Rowe
    Children 
     1. Emma Matilda Gardner
              b. 23 Jan 1862, Clerkenwell, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Abt 1886, Holborn, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years)
     2. Thomas Gardner
              b. 15 Nov 1863, Clerkenwell, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Henry Edwin Gardner
              b. 8 Oct 1868, Clerkenwell, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     4. William Gardner
              b. 23 Apr 1871, Clerkenwell, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Elizabeth Gardner
              b. 11 Nov 1873, Clerkenwell, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Arthur Frederick Gardner
              b. 20 Oct 1876, Clerkenwell, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Ada Eliza Louisa Gardner
              b. 2 Apr 1879, Holborn, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 9 Aug 1952, Camberwell, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    Last Modified 8 Nov 2016 
    Family ID F26453  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Sep 1840 - Clerkenwell, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 7 Oct 1840 - Clerkenwell, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 7 Oct 1840 - Clerkenwell, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 6 Jun 1841 - Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Spring Street - 6 Jun 1841 - Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 30 Mar 1851 - Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - At Home - 30 Mar 1851 - Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 14 Spring Street - 30 Mar 1851 - Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 7 Apr 1861 - Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Watch Dial Enameller - 7 Apr 1861 - Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 14 Spring Street - 7 Apr 1861 - Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Enameller - 28 Oct 1861 - Bethnal Green, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 28 Oct 1861 - Bethnal Green, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Oct 1861 - St. James the Great Church, Bethnal Green, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 2 Apr 1871 - Clerkenwell, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Enameller - 2 Apr 1871 - Clerkenwell, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 76 Margaret Street - 2 Apr 1871 - Clerkenwell, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 3 Apr 1881 - Clerkenwell, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Watch Dial Enameller - 3 Apr 1881 - Clerkenwell, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 77 Margaret Street - 3 Apr 1881 - Clerkenwell, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 32 Dragon Road - 1891 - Camberwell, London, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    St. James Church, Clerkenwell, Middlesex
    St James Church, Clerkenwell, Middlesex
    St James Church, Clerkenwell, Middlesex
    St James Church, Clerkenwell, Middlesex
    Courtesy of Anna Rowe

    BMD Certificates
    Baptism for Henry Edwin GARDNER (90484)
    Baptism for Henry Edwin GARDNER (90484)
    Baptism for Thomas GARDNER (90480)
    Baptism for Thomas GARDNER (90480)
    Baptism for Thomas GARDNER (90483)
    Baptism for Thomas GARDNER (90483)
    Marriage Certificate for Thomas GARDNER and Annie TWIST (26455)
    Marriage Certificate for Thomas GARDNER and Annie TWIST (26455)
    Marriage Certificate for Thomas GARDNER and Emma GRIFFIN (26453)
    Marriage Certificate for Thomas GARDNER and Emma GRIFFIN (26453)

  • Notes 
    • From the 1841 England Census for St. James, Clerkenwell, Middlesex (HO107 Piece 659 Book 6 Folio 10 Page 12) Thomas, 8 months, was with his parents Joseph (sic), 30, Baker, and Mary, 30, at Spring Street, Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England. With him were his siblings Ann, 10, James, 6, and Joseph, 3. Everyone was recorded as having been born in Middlesex.

      From the 1851 England Census for Clerkenwell, Middlesex (HO107 Piece 1517 Folio 78 Page 8) Thomas, 10, At Home, was with his parents Jonah, 43, Porter, and Mary Ann, 41, at 14 Spring Street, Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England. With him were his siblings Mary, 20, Servant, James, 16, At Home, and Joseph, 13, At Home. Everyone was recorded as having been born in Clerkenwell, Middlesex.

      From the 1861 England Census for Clerkenwell, Middlesex (RG 9 Piece 192 Folio 102 Page 12) Thomas, 20, Watch Dial Enameller born Clerkenwell, Middlesex, was with his parents Jonah, 53, Porter from St. Andrews, Middlesex, and Mary, 51, from Clerkenwell, Middlesex, at 14 Spring Street, Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England.

      From the 1871 England Census for St. James Clerkenwell, London (RG10 Piece 386 Folio 24 Page 44) Thomas, 31, Enameller, was with his wife Emma, 31, at 76 Margaret Street, Clerkenwell, London, England. With them were their children Emma M., 9, Scholar, Thomas, 6, Scholar, and Henry E., 2. Boarding with the family were Robert Twaiter, 19, Clerk, and Charles Steer, 17, Porter. Everyone was recorded as having been born in Clerkenwell, Middlesex.

      From the 1881 England Census for Clerkenwell, London (RG11 Piece 351 Folio 8 Page 10) Thomas, 41, Watch Dial Enameller, was with his wife Emma, 42, at 77 Margaret Street, Clerkenwell, London, England. With them were their children Thomas H. E., 17, Fancy Enameller (Watch), William, 11, Arthur, 5, Ada Eliza, 2, and Henry Edward, 13. Everyone was recorded as having been born in Clerkenwell, London.



      From 1851-1871, the census shows Thomas living at home with his parents.
      He had chosen his occupation and was working as a watch enameller.
      At the time of the 1881 census, Thomas has married. He and his family were living at 77 Margaret Street, Clerkenwell, Finsbury.
      Thomas Gardner is still shown as being a watch dial enameller.
      His eldest son Thomas followed in his footsteps, being a fancy enameller of watches. [3]

  • Reference  The Williams Family Tree. "Thomas Gardner". The Williams Family Tree. https://williamsfamilytree.co.uk/tree/getperson.php?personID=I90480&tree=wft (accessed November 24, 2020).

  • Sources 
    1. [S9526] compiled by Anna Rowe. "The Rowe Family Tree," supplied by Rowe, 12 May 2015..

    2. [S9527] seamans records.

    3. [S9525] compiled by Anna Rowe. "Anna Rowe GEDCOM File," supplied by Rowe..

    4. [S9819] "London, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1932," database, Ancestry . (http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1623), accessed 25 Feb 2016), Marriage for Thomas GARDNER and Annie TWIST (26455); 1 Jun 1890: Walworth Common, Southwark, London, England..

    5. [S3243] Birth certificate.

    6. [S9820] "London, England, Church of England Births and Baptisms, 1813-1917," database, Ancestry . (http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1558), accessed 26 Feb 2016), Baptism for Thomas GARDNER (90480); 7 Oct 1840: Clerkenwell St Philip, Islington, London, England..

    7. [S9378] England. Middlesex.. 1841 census of England. Digital images.Ancestry. http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=8978 : n.d., Clerkenwell, folio 10, page 12; digital images, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=8978 : accessed 27 Feb 2016); citing PRO HO 107/659/6.

    8. [S9377] England. Middlesex.. 1851 census of England. Digital images.Ancestry. http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=8860 : n.d., Clerkenwell, folio 78, page 8; digital images, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=8860 : accessed 27 Feb 2016); citing PRO HO 107/1517.

    9. [S9369] England. Middlesex.. 1861 census of England. Digital images.Ancestry. http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=8767 : n.d., Clerkenwell, folio 102, page 12; digital images, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=8767 : accessed 27 Feb 2016); citing PRO RG 9/192.

    10. [S9819] "London, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1932," database, Ancestry . (http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1623), accessed 25 Feb 2016), Marriage for Thomas GARDNER and Emma GRIFFIN (26453); 28 Oct 1861: St James the Great, Bethnal Green, Tower Hamlets, London, England..

    11. [S9365] England. London.. 1871 census of England. Digital images.Ancestry. http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=7619 : n.d., Clerkenwell, folio 24, page 44; digital images, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=7619 : accessed 25 Feb 2016); citing PRO RG 10/386.

    12. [S9137] England. London.. 1881 census of England. Digital images.Ancestry. http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=7572 : n.d., Clerkenwell, folio 8, page 10; digital images, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=7572 : accessed 26 Feb 2016); citing PRO RG 11/351.

    13. [S9570] Pallots Marriage Index. Pallot's Marriage Index for Jonah GARDNER and Mary EVANS (26459).

    14. [S9819] "London, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1932," database, Ancestry . (http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1623), accessed 27 Feb 2016), Marriage for Jonah GARDNER and Mary Ann EVANS (26459); 20 Feb 1830: St Andrew Holborn, City of London, Middlesex, England..

    15. [S6045] Marriage certificate.