Born: 10 Sept 1850 in Liverpool, Lanc. England
Died: Abt 1930 in Manchester, Lanc. England
Father: Francis Owen
Mother: Eleanor (Ellen) Cole
Married: 07 Jan 1878 to Catherine Davies
at St. George Parish,
Hulme, Lanc. England.
Thomas, although trained as a Saddler (his father's occupation) became a master
baker and had his own bake shop in Manchester.
In the 1881 Census, Thomas and Catherine are living at 19 Bridden St.
Manchester. they have 2 young children, William and Ethel. His occupation is
shown as harness maker (saddler)
Catherine Davies Owen
B:1850 D:abt 1930
B: 1858 D: abt 1935
In the 1901 Census, his occupation is shown as a Shopkeeper,
Confectioner, Baker. They were living at 93 Preston Street, South
Manchester, where they had a bake shop on the ground floor, and lived over the
top of it.
Catherine in Front of Bake Shop
Living there at that time are:
'Thomas Owen, head 50
Shopkeeper/confectioner, born Liverpool.
Catherine, wife, 43 born Langollen, Denbighshire
Ethel, daughter, 20 born Manchester
Alfred, son, 18, Iron Turner Apprentice, born Liverpool
Thomas, son, 15, Errand Boy - Post, born Liverpool
Beatrice, daughter, 14, born Liverpool
John, son, 4, born Liverpool.'
Thomas and Catherine had the following children:
Born: abt 1879 in Lancashire, England
Died: abt 1882
He shows up in the 1881 British Census:
'Thomas Owen Head: From the census reports.
Catherine Owen, Wife;
William Owen <b. 1879>
Ethel Owen <b. 1880>
Living in Manchester, Lancashire, England - 19 Bridden Street.
William cannot be found on further records. Most likely died young.'
Born: abt 1880 in Lancashire, England
Married: William E. Price
She shows up on the 1881 British Census
Born: 06 Nov 1882 in Manchester, Lanc. England
Died: 17 May 1951 in Campbell River, B.C. Canada
Married: 30 Sept 1905 to May Gregory in St. Thomas-Ardwich, Manchester, England
Married (2) 03 Jul 1915 to Sarah Ellen Dixon in Bala District, Merioneth,
John (Jack) Owen
Born: abt 1886 in Lancashire, England
Born: abt 1887 in Manchester, Lanc. England
Died: Dead in England
Beatrice was a nurse and midwife and received a medal for her work during WWll.
Possibly the Order of the British Empire.
Born: abt 1887 in Lancashire, England
Married: Lavinia (Divorced) possible a 2nd marriage to Margaret.
Thomas had the following Children:
Thomas Owen - England
Irene - England
Harold Owen - (Dalton, Ill. USA)
Bessie - England
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