Thomas Gale

Author: Christine Gambles
Date published: 03/06/2021

Thomas Gale



Thomas was born in Newbury Berkshire (registered as Tom, MMN recorded as Pulling on the birth registration) the son of John and Martha Gale (nee Pullen) who were married in 1856 (marriage registered in Newbury).

John was born c1835 in Newbury the son of Robert and Elizabeth Gale (nee Carpenter) who were married on the 4th September 1826 Bromham Wiltshire. Martha was born c1831 in Lambourn Berkshire.

John and Martha also had a son Albert John born in 1857 and a daughter Elizabeth Jane born c1859, both were born in Newbury

Thomas died in 1861 he was laid to rest in the Newtown Road Cemetery on the 1st April.

In 1861 John was working as a Boot Maker and the family were living in Market Place Newbury.

The 1871 census records John (34) as an Inn Keeper living with Martha (36), Albert John (13) and Elizabeth Jane (11) at the Black Bear Newbury.

By 1881 the family had moved to the Channel Islands. The 1881 census records John (45) as a Boot Merchant living at 8 Minden Place St Hellier Jersey with Martha (54) and Albert (24) a Boot Assistant.

In 1891 John (56), a Boot and Shoemaker and Martha (60) were living at 22 Bath Road St Hellier Jersey


Sources: as above

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