Thomas Family Tree

Emma Shimmin (1866 - 1941)

 
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Elizabeth
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Emma Shimmin was the daughter of John Shimmin and Catherine Corrin.

Emma was born on Friday 23 March 1866 in Castletown, Isle of Man.

Emma married William Thomas on Friday 28 February 1890 in St Cyprian's Church, Edge Hill, West Derby, Liverpool, Lancashire.
The witnesses at the marriage were Richard Thomas and Elizabeth Thomas.
Emma was 24 years old and William was 30 years old when they married.

She had the following children from her marriage to William Thomas:

- Lilian Thomas

born on 9 June 1891 at Garston, near Liverpool, Lancashire.

- Amy Catherine Thomas

born on 6 October 1893 at Garston, near Liverpool, Lancashire.

- Ethel Elizabeth Thomas

born on 7 January 1896 at Garston, near Liverpool, Lancashire.

The places where she lived have been identified as:

From To Place Source of Information
1881    1 Victoria Road, Castletown, Isle of Man.  Note 1. 
1890    49 Ling Street, Edge Hill, Liverpool, Lancashire.  Note 2. 
1891    70 Fell Street, West Derby, Liverpool, Lancashire.  Note 3. 
1891  1896  1 Wilson Grove, Garston, Lancashire.  Note 4. 
1901    Station Road, Port St Mary, Isle of Man.  Note 5. 
1911    Avonmore Promenade, Port St Mary, Isle of Man.  Census Data. 
1918    "Carrock", High Bebington Rd., Lower Bebington, Cheshire.  Note 6. 
1939    Winterdyne, Wirral, Cheshire.  Census Data. 
1941    50 Garthdale Road, Liverpool, Lancashire.  Note 7. 
1941    126 Smithdown Road, Liverpool, Lancashire.  Note 8. 

Emma was a Boarding House Keeper.

Emma died when she was 75 years old, on Wednesday 24 December 1941 in 126 Smithdown Road, Liverpool, Lancashire.   The cause of her death was Myocardial Degeneration and High Blood Pressure.   Ethel E. Thomas, her daughter, of 50 Garthdale Road, Liverpool, Lancashire was the informant of her death.

She was buried in 1941 in a private grave in Toxteth Park Cemetery, Liverpool, Lancashire.

Her gravestone (see 'Pictures' link above) had the following inscription:

In Loving Memory of

Lilian
Late Staff Nurse Q.A.I.M.N.S.R.
Beloved eldest daughter of
Emma and the late William Thomas
of Garston
Who passed away 14th August 1918
Aged 27 years
Also of the above
Emma Thomas
Who passes away 24th December 1941
Aged 75 years

Notes - Sources of information:
1. See 1881 Census.
2. Marriage Certificate.
3. See 1891 Census.
4. Birth Certificates of her children Lilian, Amy Catherine and Ethel Elizabeth.
5. See 1901 Census.
6. From the Commemoration by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission of her daughter Lilian.
7. Place where whe was living from her Death Certificate.
8. Place where she died from her Death Certificate.

Census Data:

Year Address
1881 1 Victoria Road, Castletown, Isle of Man.
1891 70 Fell Street, West Derby, Liverpool, Lancashire.
1901 Station Road, Port St Mary, Isle of Man.
1911 Avonmore Promenade, Port St Mary, Isle of Man.
1939 Winterdyne, Wirral, Cheshire.