Thomas was born about 1785 in River Street, Congleton, Cheshire, England, the son of unknown parents.
His wife was Harriet, who he married in ABT 1808 in Congleton, Cheshire, England. Their six known children were Jane (c1810-?), James (c1813-?), Mary (c1817-?), Henry (c1820-?), Harriet (c1823-?) and Martha (c1827-?).
!Source: 1861 Census of Congleton, Cheshire, England.
!Notes: Occupation in 1861, Former silk spinner .