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Thomas Blower
Male 1815 - 1871


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  • Birth  07 Apr 1815  Warton, Polesworth, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    Gender  Male 
    Also Known As  Thomas Parker 
    Baptism  30 Apr 1815  Saint Editha's, Polesworth, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    Residence at marriage    Austrey, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Occupation  1841 - 1861  Agricultural Labourer
    Died  1871  Tamworth, : Registration District, England Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    GRO Death Index  Jun 1871  Tamworth 6b - 231 Age 55
    Person ID  I583  bolstridge
    Last Modified  19 May 2016 

    Father  Samuel Parker,   b. 1793, Austrey, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Step 
    Mother  Elizabeth Blower,   b. 1796, Austrey, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Married  29 Dec 1817  Saint Martin's, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F263  Group Sheet

    Family  Sarah Cope,   b. 1815, Newton Regis, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1888, Tamworth, : Registration District, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  18 Dec 1837  Saint Nicholas, Austrey, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location   [4, 5
    Marriage Banns  26 Nov - 10 Dec 1837  Saint Mary's, Newton Regis, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location   [6
    Children 
     1. Dorothy Cope Blower,   b. 1836, Newton Regis, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Eliza Blower,   b. 1839
     3. William Blower,   b. 1841, Syerscote, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    >4. Elizabeth Blower,   b. 1842, Syerscote Manor, Tamworth, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1932, Sheepy Parva, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Sarah Blower,   b. 1846, Syerscote, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Samuel Blower,   b. 1850, Syerscote, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Thomas Blower,   b. 1853, Syerscote, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Emma Blower,   b. 1856, Syerscote, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F897  Group Sheet

  • Event Map Event
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 07 Apr 1815 - Warton, Polesworth, Warwickshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 30 Apr 1815 - Saint Editha's, Polesworth, Warwickshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence at marriage - - Austrey, Warwickshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1871 - Tamworth, : Registration District, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Although married under the name Thomas Blower he appears to have resided at Syerscote under the name Thomas Parker assuming his stepfathers surname.
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      1841 Census Syerscote HO 107 /976/19
      Thomas Parker 25 Ag Lab N
      Sarah Parker 25 N
      Eliza Parker 2 Y
      Wlm Parker 3months Y
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      1851 Census Syerscote HO 107/2013/320
      Thomas Parker Head 35 b. Aglab b. Warton
      Sarah Parker Wife 35 b. Newton Regis
      Dorothy Parker Dau 15 b. Newton
      William Parker son 10 b. Syerscote
      Elizabeth Parker dau 7 b. Syerscote
      Sarah Parker dau 5 b. Syerscote (also listed with Grandparents Samuel Parker and Elizabeth)
      Samuel Parker son 1 b. Syerscote
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      1861 Census Austrey RG9 - 1969 Folio 88
      Thomas Parker Head Mar 46 Ag Lab Newton
      Sarah " Wife " 45 Laundress Newton Regis
      Samuel " Son Um 11 Farm Servant Syerscote
      Thomas " " " 8 Scholar "
      Emma " Dau " 5 " "
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      After The death of Thomas Parker alias Blower the family seem to have reverted to using the Blower surname

      1881 Census
      Austrey, Warwick, England
      RG11 Piece 2769 Folio 95 Page 13

      Sarah BLOWERW65 FNewton Regis, Warwick, England
      Rel:Head
      Occ:Farmer Of 7 Acres
      Thomas BLOWERU27 MSyerscote, Stafford, England
      Rel:Son
      Occ:Farmers Son
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  • Sources 
    1. [S620] See Baptism, ( Details from Entry;).

    2. [S594] Parish Registers WAR, Polesworth BMD Transcript 1779/54/70 - 1837, Gary Howard Lunn, ( BMSGH Transcript;), 30 April 1815.
      Thomas Blower illegit' son Elizabeth born 7th April

    3. [S52] An Unrequested GRO Index, General Records Office, ( On Line at : www.findmypast.com;), via free BMD.
      Under Thomas Blower

    4. [S619] See Banns, ( Banns are published on 3 Sundays before marriage;).

    5. [S142] British Vital Records Index - 2, LDS, ( LDS Resource CD Rom;), 18 Dec 1837 Marriage.
      At Austrey WAR
      Thomas Blower = Sarah Cope
      Husbands Father Samuel Parkin
      Wifes Father John Cope

    6. [S588] Parish Registers WAR, Newton Regis CMB 1581-1812; M- 1837 C- 1875 Banns, ( LDS Film of Original Registers;), 0198760..
      Thomas Blower of Austrey
      Sarah Cope of Newton Regis


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