Thomas Ezard1,2,3

M, b. 5 March 1877
Thomas Ezard 1892
FatherJohn Ezard2,3 b. c 1849, d. 1897
MotherAnne Murphy2,3 b. c 1852, d. 1908
Relationship2nd cousin 3 times removed of Taryn Lynn Phelan
ChartsNicholas and Elizabeth Fleming Mahony Descendancy Chart
           Thomas Ezard was born on 5 March 1877 at Sheffield, England. Apr-May-Jun Quarter.1,4,5,6
     Thomas Ezard appears as Thos. Ezard, age 4, in the census of 1881 at Sheffield, Yorkshire, England,in the household of John Ezard as his son.2 Thomas Ezard resided in 1881 at 7 Bramwell Street, Sheffield, England, with his parents and siblings: Mark, Bernard, and Annie Emma. His maternal grandmother, Ann Murphy, was also living with them.2
     Thomas Ezard appears as Thomas Ezard, age 14, in the census of 1891 at Sheffield, Yorkshire, England,in the household of John Ezard as his son.3 Thomas Ezard resided in 1891 at 17 Daisy Bank, Sheffield, England, with his parents and siblings: Bertram, Annie Emma, Rosa, and John Henry.3 He resided in May 1892 at 17 Daisy Bank, Sheffield, England, with his parents.7

          On 28 May 1892, at the Sheffield Borough Police Court, Sheffield, England, Thomas was sentenced to 21 days to a House of Corrections and 5 years to Reformatory School for stealing 2 pence from a shop till. The record showed that he had once been charged with attempting to steal money, but was discharged under the First Offender Act. He entered Calder Farm Institution on June 17. Documents indicate that he was born March 5, 1877, was 5 feet tall, had a fresh complexion, dark brown hair, and hazel eyes. It showed that he was an errand boy for about two years and for the last 12 months had worked in a rolling mill. It was written that he was "not a vagrant but associated with lads of bad character." The specifics of his crime are as follows:
"Under pretense of buying cigarettes, boy entered a shop, and was caught in the act of stealing 2 pence from the till by the attendant. Boy says he and his companions have often stolen money in the same way."
He resided with his parents who stated that for some time he had become unmanageable. His father was a police constable in Sheffield Borough Force.8

Census Records

DateLocationMemo
1881Sheffield, Yorkshire, EnglandThomas Ezard appears as Thos. Ezard, age 4, in the census of 1881 at Sheffield, Yorkshire, England,in the household of John Ezard as his son.2
1891Sheffield, Yorkshire, EnglandThomas Ezard appears as Thomas Ezard, age 14, in the census of 1891 at Sheffield, Yorkshire, England,in the household of John Ezard as his son.3

Residence Records

YearLocationDetails
18817 Bramwell Street, Sheffield, EnglandThomas Ezard resided in 1881 at 7 Bramwell Street, Sheffield, England, with his parents and siblings: Mark, Bernard, and Annie Emma. His maternal grandmother, Ann Murphy, was also living with them.2
189117 Daisy Bank, Sheffield, EnglandHe resided in 1891 at 17 Daisy Bank, Sheffield, England, with his parents and siblings: Bertram, Annie Emma, Rosa, and John Henry.3
May 189217 Daisy Bank, Sheffield, EnglandHe resided in May 1892 at 17 Daisy Bank, Sheffield, England, with his parents.7

Citations

  1. [S419] England & Wales, Free BMD Birth Index: 1837-1983, Thomas Ezard, 1877 (Apr-May-Jun Quarter); Volume 9c, page 435.
  2. [S382] 1881 England Census, Yorkshire County, Sheffield, England, GSU Roll 1342123.
  3. [S392] 1891 England Census, Yorkshire County, Sheffield, England, GSU Roll 6098930.
  4. [S382] 1881 England Census, Yorkshire County, Sheffield, England, GSU Roll 1342123, shows age 4.
  5. [S392] 1891 England Census, Yorkshire County, Sheffield, England, GSU Roll 6098930, shows age 14.
  6. [S1642] West Yorkshire, England, Reformatory School Records, 1856-1914: shows his birthdate as March 5, 1877 in Sheffield.
  7. [S1642] West Yorkshire, England, Reformatory School Records, 1856-1914: shows his address as 17 Daisy Bank, Sheffield.
  8. [S1642] West Yorkshire, England, Reformatory School Records, 1856-1914.