Thomas ApSimon (Jones)

Birth Name Thomas ApSimon (Jones)
Gramps ID I0008
Gender male
Age at Death 75 years, 9 months, 27 days

Events

Event Date Place Description Sources
Occupation [E0016]   Liverpool, Lancashire Cotton broker  
Birth [E0007] 21/11/1843 Bala, Merionethshire Thomas is born as Jones and listed as such in the 1851 census. By 1861, however, he is Apsimon. 1 2 3
Occupation [E0395] before 30/6/1877 Brown’s Buildings, 4 Water Street, Liverpool, Lancashire Partner with John Hawleigh Smith, Edward Edwards and Hilmar von Schwartz in the firm of John Hawleigh Smith & Co. Hawleigh retired and the partnership was dissolved. 4
Occupation [E0396] between 1/7/1877 and 22/6/1878 Brown’s Buildings, 4 Water Street, Liverpool, Lancashire Partner with Edward Edwards, Hilmar von Schwartz, cotton brokers, trading as John Hawleigh Smith & Co. Voluntary liquidation 1878 called on their personal estates and may have led to bankruptcy for Thomas, by coincidence at the same time he was getting hitched to the presumably wealthy Annie. 4
Occupation [E0397] between 1879 and 1887 3 Old Ropery, Liverpool, Lancashire Mill furnishing partnership with Van Gelder. Old Ropery address, also Victoria Works/Industrial Road, Sowerby Bridge. White's 1887: Pieter van Gelder & he are managing directors, Van Gelder, Apsimon & Co. Limited. 4 5a 5b 6a
Event Note

Trademark application, 13/12/1879, from TGEA clippings: An oval containing a shield, emblazoned on which are two cornucopiae and letters 'M. and C.,' on top of which is a knight's visor surrounded by wreaths.

Occupation [E0406] 1891 Sowerby Bridge, Halifax, West Riding, Yorkshire Flour mill engineer 1
Occupation [E0907] 1894 Leamington Chambers, 5 Richmond Street, Liverpool, Lancashire Agent/warehouseman for John Thompson of Belfast, presumably the animal feed miller, perhaps family of his father-in-law Joseph Thompson, who was born in Ireland. 7a
Occupation [E0911] 1900 7 Clayton Square, Liverpool, Lancashire Manufacturer's agent. John Thompson, warehouseman is at the same address, but Thomas may be his agent. 8a
Occupation [E0501] 1901 Sowerby Bridge, Halifax, West Riding, Yorkshire Commission agent. 2
Death [E0008] 18/9/1919 13 Victoria Road, West Kirby, Wirral, Cheshire Presumably killed by the consequences of the Spanish flu - TTA's letters from the front advise him on remedies for a flu-like illness. 9 3 10a 11
Burial [E0208] 20/9/1919 Parish Church, West Kirby, Wirral, Cheshire    

Parents

Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Simon Jones (Bala) [I0009]180521/2/1873
Mother Grace Jones [I0010]27/12/180415/5/1870
         Thomas ApSimon (Jones) 21/11/1843 18/9/1919
 
Father Simon Jones (Bala) [I0009]180521/2/1873
Stepmother Jane Rowlands [I0020]27/2/183620/12/1880
    Half-brother     David Jones/Ap Simon/ApSimon [I0021] 6/5/1872 28/2/1947

Families

Family of Thomas ApSimon (Jones) and Anna Elizabeth Thompson [F0003]

Married Wife Anna Elizabeth Thompson [I0011] ( * 27/11/1853 + 26/9/1928 )
   
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage [E0014] 21/11/1877 Presbyterian Church, 2 Catharine Street, Liverpool, Lancashire Rev. John Thomas B.A. officiated. 9 4 12
Residence [E0385] between 1879 and 1883 14 Amberley Street, Toxteth Park, Liverpool, Lancashire   9
Occupation [E0498] 1884 Industrial Road, Sowerby Bridge, Halifax, West Riding, Yorkshire Mechanics shop as occupier. (Voters as occupiers of rateable value of £12 and under £50 rental.) 13
Residence [E0386] between 1885 and 1887 17 Trafalgar Road, Birkdale, Southport, Lancashire 1887 date is from White's. 1885 Namebase. 9 6a
Residence [E0383] between 1887 and 1891 Willow Hall, Sowerby Bridge, Halifax, West Riding, Yorkshire Start date established in the Monthly Tidings article, recording the Catharine St. Presbyterian Church's thanks to Thomas for almost 20 years service. 1891 census gives Willow Hall Lane - if in another house here, that may explain the discordance re address. 4a 9 5c 14a
Residence [E0499] 4/1891 Lower Willow House, Skircoat, Sowerby Bridge, Halifax, West Riding, Yorkshire   1
Residence [E0394] 1893 Lower Willow Hall, Sowerby Bridge, Halifax, West Riding, Yorkshire Appears to have lived in both Willow Hall and Lower Willow Hall. Very confusing. 13
Residence [E0387] between 1891 and 1896 20 North Road, West Kirby, Wirral, Cheshire AMA: The move to West Kirby followed Thomas ApSimon's financial crash. Very small compared to Willow Hall. 1893 Liverpool Mercury ad for an iron chapel is marvellous. 9 1 5d 4 7b 15
Residence [E0500] between 1896 and 1900 9, Dunraven Road, West Kirby, Wirral, Cheshire   16 17 8a
Residence [E0388] between 1901 and 1902 5, Dunraven Road, West Kirby, Wirral, Cheshire Thomas, Annie, Joe, TTA, ATA, EDA, Harriet (sister in law), Mary Anne Jones 24 Rhos Denbigh servant 9 2 17
Residence [E0781] 1906 Derwen, Mostyn Avenue, West Kirby, Wirral, Cheshire   17
Residence [E0910]        
  Children
Name Birth Date Death Date
Joseph Henry ApSimon [I0012]3/6/18791925
Thomas Trevor ApSimon [I0007]5/11/18801976
Arthur Tryweryn ApSimon [I0014]6/18834/8/1917
Estyn Douglas ApSimon [I0015]30/8/18859/1/1962

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