born April 1804–April 1811
in Elderslie, Renfrewshire
died very roughly 1877
1841 census: living on Main Street, Barony, Lanarkshire with wife and children. Age is 34, occupation is Cotton H[and] L[oom] W[eaver], and place of birth is Scotland.
1851 census: living in Hill Head, Paisley, Renfrewshire with wife and children. Age is 46, occupation is 'Weaver Hand Loom', and place of birth is Elderslie.
1859: Name from son Robert's marriage registration, at which time Thomas is described as a weaver.
1861 census: living at Burnside Cottage, 'Abbey Landward', Renfrewshire with wife and children. Age is 50, occupation is Cotton Weaver, and place of birth is Elderslie.