Thomas L. Wilson
|Thomas L. Wilson aka Thomas Armstrong aka Edward Wilson|
1914 (aged 34–35)|
|Cause of death||Hillcrest Mine Disaster|
|Resting place||Hillcrest Cemetery|
1879, Lambley, Northumberland, England under name Thomas Armstrong
1881 Lambley, Northumberland,name Thomas Armstrong age 2, grandson of Joseph and Jane Wilson
1891 Red Row, Bedington, Northumberland, name Thomas Armstrong, age 12, grandson of Joseph and Jane Wilson
1901 Red Row, Bedington, Northumberland, England, name Thomas Wilson, age 22, occupation Brickworker, born Lambley, Northumberland, with Joseph and Jane Wilson
Occupation in 1914
Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed
Thomas is buried in the Hillcrest cemetery but not in the Mass Grave.
After the Hillcrest Mine Disaster
Jane Wilson, Red Row, Bedlington, Northumberland
Compensation claimed for Grandmother and illegitimate child in the Old Country
It would appear that Thomas's grandmother, Jane, was married to a Mr. Armstrong, before Joseph Wilson. She had children named Armstrong and assume that her eldest daughter, Margaret, was the mother of Thomas.
A newspaper account from the Newcastle Weekly Journal 27 June 1914 stated "Mrs. Wilson of Red Row, Bedlington has received a message that her son Edward has been killed."
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