Thomas Jesse Parchment 1879-1959




1879. Born Thomas Jesse Gillard Sep 1879 Bethnal Green . Mother thought to be Louisa Gillard. 2nd of 3 sons born to her.

1881C Thomas Jesse Parchment, aged 1, living 20 Moss Street, seemingly with parents George Parchment, 28, silk weaver, mother Louisa, 25, b. Blackfriars, & siblings George 4 and Albert 6mths. But his mother Louisa has not married George Parchment.

His sibling Albert born Albert Gillard Dec 1880 died Albert Parchment Sep 1881, aged 0.

1881. August, the family are still living at 20 Moss Street when William Parchment dies and his father George Parchment is the informant.

1883. His father, George Parchment ,died, aged 31, Dec 1883 Bethnal Green 1c 176.

1888. Thomas Jesse & his elder brother George William are baptised at St. Mary’s Rotherhithe in the name of Parchment


May 1888 Baptisms of reputed sons of the dead George Parchment in

1885. Meanwhile Louisa Parchment, widow, 30, father William Gillard, has re married John Haines in Sep 1885 in Bow.

louisa Parchment-m 1895

and is pregnant with Eliza Haines, born 1/12/1888, when she baptises her first 2 sons in May 1888. . Eliza Haines is also baptised in St, Mary’s Rotherhithe in 1889.

1891C This family , John 44, Louisa 35 , George W 14, Thomas11 & Eliza 2 , all with surname Haines, mistranscibed Kanis in FMP, , living 9 Clarence Street Rotherhithe.     



1901C. Can not find Thomas Haines/Parchment!!, nor his mother Louisa Haines, nor John or Eliza Haines!! & not still at 9 Clarence St.!

1905. Thomas Jesse Parchment married Florence Fraser in All Saints, Rotherhithe ,St.Olave, 26/12/1905. His brother, George William Parchment , was a witness, the other one was James Fraser..

Thomas & Florence had 2 children : Florence Parchment 1906, baptised 21/11/1906 All Saints Rotherhithe, & Jessie R Parchment 1916

1911C, Thomas Parchment, 31, dock labourer, b.B.G., Florence 31, b.Wells, married 5 yrs, 1 child, Florrie 4 b.Rotherhithe , in 3 rooms at 34 Westlake Street Bermondsey.

1914-19. Cannot find any details on him on FMP or Ancestry War sites.

1959. Thomas Jesse Parchment 1879 died, aged 79, Brentwood

No one researching him with Ancestry or Genes trees - Sep 2011


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