Thomas Wall was the second child of William Wall & Mary Ball born November 1st, 1869 at Ocker Hill, Tipton, Staffs.
In 1871 Thomas & his sister Ann & parents were living at 4 James St, Wednesbury.
By 1881 the family had moved to 72 Lea Brook Rd, Tipton & Thomas had 2 sisters & 3 brothers by this time.
Thomas married Edith Elizabeth Hartshorne in 1890 at St Mark’s, Ocker Hill, Tipton. Edith was christened September 12th, 1869 at St Luke’s, Wolverhampton, Staffs, the daughter of Martha & Samuel Hartshorne, a colliery engine worker. In 1881 the Hartshorne family were living at 113 Lea Brook Rd, Tipton, near neighbours of the Walls.
In 1891 Thomas & Edith were living at 61 Oxford St, Wednesbury & Thomas was a socket maker. They had a 22 year old lodger, Thomas Thompson.
Thomas & Edith were living at 4 Oakenhill? St, Wednesbury in 1901 & Thomas was now described as an iron tube socket maker. They had a daughter Edith L (7) & a son William T (5).
The children of Thomas Wall & Edith Elizabeth Hartshorne were:
w.188.8.131.52 Edith Lily Wall born Jan-March 1894 at Wednesbury, Staffs
w.184.108.40.206 William Thomas Wall born Oct-December 1895 at Wednesbury, Staffs