Thomas Clift [1789 - 1873]

[1789 - 1873] FMFMFF

Baptised: 25 December 1789, Cradley Independant Chapel
IGI C06494-1 lists the baptismal date, the father's name, & the mother's given name

Father: James Clift

Mother: Mary Bagnall

5-generation pedigree

Siblings:

  1. Sarah Clift [10 October 1788 -]
  2.   Thomas Clift [1789 - 1873]
  3. Cornelius Clift [13 June 1792 -]
  4. Lucy Clift [25 December 1793 -]
  5. Nancy Clift [12 May 1798 -]
  6. Joseph Clift [23 July 1801 - 30 July 1823]
  7. William Clift [26 April 1804 -]
  8. Ebenezer Clift [- 1807]
  9. Mary Clift [- 1809] "an infant"
  10. Hephzibah Clift [- 20 December 1810]
  11. David Bright Clift [14 April 1818 - 1821]

The first 4 children were baptised at the Independant Chapel in Cradley. The later children are listed in the Minute Book of Cradley Particular Baptists, and were presumably dedicated there.

Married: Mary Brooks 23 April 1810

Marriage Entry:

ChurchDudley, St Thomas
Date23 April 1810
NameThomas Clift
Ofthis parish Bachelor
and NameMary Brooks X
Ofthe same Spinster
ByBanns
WitnessesBenj. Jennings, Mark Bond

Children: (for dates, etc, see all known descendants)

  1. Mary Clift
  2. William Clift
  3. Levi Clift
  4. Hannah Clift

Vicar of Cradley's Notebooks:

1857 Nailer, 68, baptist sacrament, plays bass viol at baptists 46 years.
1863 (Levi Clift's) father Thomas Clift 74, baptist, was sacrament

Died: 5 February 1873

Death Certificate:

Registration DistrictStourbridge
in the Sub-District ofKingswinford
in the County ofStafford
When and where died5 February 1873, Union Workhouse Wordsley
Name and SurnameThomas Cleft
Sexmale
Age81 years
OccupationNailmaker
Cause of deathSenile decay, certified
InformantX The mark of John Pearson, present at the death, Union Workhouse Wordsley, Kingswinford
When Registered7 February 1873

Address:

1841 - 1851 - 1861 - 1863 Colley Lane, Cradley WOR
1871 - 1873 Stourbridge Union Workhouse


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