Thomas Wainwright Stephenson was the fourth child of Thomas Stephenson & Ann Wainwright born Jan-March, 1875 at Port Clarence, Co Durham.
Thomas was living at home in 1881 at 13 Lawson St, Stockton with his 3 brothers, a sister & parents.
In 1891 Thomas was staying with his grandparents, Elizabeth & Thomas Stephenson, at the time of the census at the High St, Stokesley, Yorks. Thomas was working as a gardener.
Thomas married Margaret Mannell in July-September 1901 at Stokesley. Margaret was born c1877 at Wheatley Hill, Co Durham, the daughter of Mary Mannell.
Thomas died before the time of the 1911 census when his widow Margaret was living with Thomas’ mother Ann, also widowed, at West Brunton, Northallerton, Yorks. Her sister in law, Dorothy Ann Stephenson was also living there. Margaret was described as of private means & it was noted on the census that Margaret & Thomas had had 2 children both of whom had sadly died.