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Thomas VOGWELL

Thomas VOGWELL

Male 1867 - 1905  (~ 38 years)    Has 44 ancestors but no descendants in this family tree.


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  • Name Thomas VOGWELL 
    Relationshipwith Teresa Ann GOATHAM
    Born Mar Q 1867  Linkinhorne, Cornwall, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • GRO ref: VOGWILL, Thomas q1 1867 Liskeard RD 5c 55
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Coal miner 
    1881  Hetton-le-Hole, Co. Durham, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1891  Station Terrace, Cramlington, Northumberland, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • Unmarried, with his mother and a 17 year old boarder, Forset Ripper.
      In 2 rooms in the same house as another hosuehold who also had 2 rooms.
      The next entry includes his brother James and his wife.
    Occupation Coal miner 
    1891  Cramlington, Northumberland, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1901  Back Lane, Newbottle, Co. Durham, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • With his wife, living in one room (as defined by the census)
    Occupation Coal hewer below ground 
    1901  Newbottle, Co. Durham, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    Died Sep Q 1905  Easington Reg Dist, Co. Durham, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • GRO ref: q3 1905 Vogwill, Thomas aged 38 Easington RD 10a 266
    Occupation Storekeeper 
    1919 
    • On passenger list when emigrated
    Emigrated From 
    8 Nov 1919  Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • Sailed on the ship "Rembrandt" of the Lamport and Holt Ltd. steamship line, bound for Brazil.

      Thomas was shown as a storekeeper, aged 51, last permanent residence 'foreign country' (i.e. not England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland or British Possession)
      Country of intended future permanent residence was shown as Brazil.

      The passenger list shows "Mr. T. G. Vogwill" and an age of 51. Other Thomases in the close family had the middle name George so I expect this one did too. The age is not quite right - this Thomas would have been 52 - but that seems close enough. No other Thomas Vogwill known of that could have been the one who emigrated, although as I haven't looked at Scottish censuses etc. it is just possible a family could have been 'hiding' there.
    Emigrated To 
    Aft 8 Nov 1919  Brazil See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • Although the passenger list shown that Thomas was bound for Brazil, it also showed he had been living in a foreign country prior to this, so it may be that he had emigrated to Brazil at an earlier date and was returning from a trip back to the UK.
    Notes 
    • Clearly there is something wrong here - Thomas can't have died in 1905 and have emigrated in 1919! Need to work out which reference is to him and which to another.
    • (Research):FreeBMD shows only one Thomas Vogw*ll born 1860-1875, so I'm pretty confident the Thomas in the 1901 census with a birthplace of "Devon n.k." is this Thomas (he was probably so young when the family moved north that he would not have had any early memories of his birthplace)
    Person ID I1020  All
    Last Modified 12 Oct 2013 

    Father Henry VOGWELL,   b. Abt 1817, Kingsteignton, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep Q 1890, Tynemouth Reg Dist, Northumberland, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Mother Betsey BAILEY,   b. Abt 1826, Whitchurch, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep Q 1908, Easington Reg Dist, Co. Durham, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Married
    • Assuming Henry became a widower for a second time before marrying Betsey, then they must have married between the 1851 and the 1861 censuses.
      Not only can no such marriage be found but Marian Warriner's notes record that Bessie had 4 children who were adopted by Henry: Thomas, James, John and William. However, the sons of these names appearing in the census returns were clearly registered as Vogwills when born, not as Baileys, and for the last 2 at least the births were after the censuses show that Henry and Betsey were living together as a married couple.
      But maybe Henry and Betsey had not married and so legally the sons were not his?
      Formal adoption did not exist at this time but Henry may have informally have adopted his own sons by registering them with himself shown as father.
      (The four named as being adopted were children 1,2,6 and 7 of the 8 Henry and Betsey appear to have had together; the other 4 all died in infancy)

      The daughter, Kathryn, of one of those said to be adopted, William, said  her father used to say he was one of thirteen sons by two wives - it is hard to imagine he would have said this is he was adopted and not a biological son of Henry.

      Since no death has been found for Henry's 2nd wife, Jane nee Wedlake, perhaps he did not marry Betsey because he was already married? [1]
    Children 8 children 
    Family ID F787    |  Family Chart

    Family Harriett Ellen TONKIN,   b. Abt 1876, Eston, Yorkshire, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Sep Q 1896  Tynemouth Reg Dist, Northumberland, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • GRO ref: Tonkin, Harriet Ellen TO       Vogwill, Thomas q3 1896 Tynemouth RD 10b 473
    Last Modified 5 Jun 2013 
    Family ID F5697    |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - Mar Q 1867 - Linkinhorne, Cornwall, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Coal miner - 1881 - Hetton-le-Hole, Co. Durham, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1891 - Station Terrace, Cramlington, Northumberland, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Coal miner - 1891 - Cramlington, Northumberland, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Sep Q 1896 - Tynemouth Reg Dist, Northumberland, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Coal hewer below ground - 1901 - Newbottle, Co. Durham, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsDied - Sep Q 1905 - Easington Reg Dist, Co. Durham, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsEmigrated - From - 8 Nov 1919 - Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
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  • Sources 
    1. [S165] Vogwill info from Emily (Vogwill) Warriner via Marian Raynham, Marian Ray, p. 3, 4 (Reliability: 3).
      Mentions 4 sons of Bessie being adopted by Henry and William's claim to be one of 13 sons.