Thomas Brewer Stainsby was the sixth child of Robert Stainsby & Elizabeth Brewer born July-September 1852 at Pickering & christened October 12th, 1862 at Hovingham.
By 1861 Thomas was living at home with his parents at the Gate House, Fryton, Yorks.
In 1871 Thomas was working as a farm servant at Cawton, nr Fryton, Yorks. He was living with Jane & Thomas Warters, a farm foreman.
There is a record of a Thomas Stainsby, aged 26, working as a groom in the 1881 census. He was boarding at Norwood Terrace, Beverley, Yorks with Isabella Hutty, a 40 year old widow.
Thomas died in April-June 1886, aged 33, his death being registered at Malton.