Thomas was born on the 26th February 1880 to Ralph (FM001) and Mary (FM002).

Registration District Burnley
1880 Birth in the Sub-District of Burnley in the County of Lancaster
No. When and where
born
Name, if any Sex Name and surname
of father
Name, surname and
maiden surname
of mother
Occupation
of father
Signature, description and
residence of informant
When
registered
Signature of
registrar
Name entered
after registration
73 Twenty sixth
February
1880
106 Cog Lane
Habergham
Eaves
Thomas Boy Ralph
Magnall
Mary
Magnall
formerly
Howarth
Cotton
Weaver
Ralph Magnall
Father
106 Cog Lane
Habergham Eaves
First
March
1880
Robert
Munn
Registrar

The 1881 Census shows that Thomas is living with his parents at 6 Cog Square, Burnley. By the time of the 1891 Census the family had moved to 216 Howard Street. Thomas had now started work as a cotton weaver.

Thomas married Ruth Taylor on the 1st July 1905 at Mount Pisgal Chapel, Myrtle Bank on Cog Lane, Burnley. Below are the details on their marriage certificate:-

1905 Marriage solemnized at Mount Pisgal Chapel: Myrtle Bank Cog Lane: Burnley
in the District of Burnley in the Counties of Burnley and Lancaster
No. When married Name and surname Age Condition Rank or Profession Residence at the time of marriage Father’s Name and Surname Rank or Profession of Father
196 First
July
1905
Thomas
Magnall

Ruth
Taylor

25
Years

24
Years

Bachelor

Spinster

Cotton
Weaver

Cotton
Weaver

134 Gannow Lane
Burnley

3 High Street
Burnley

Ralph
Magnall

Richard
Taylor

Cotton
Weaver

Coal
Miner

Married in the Mount Pisgah Chapel according to the Rites and Ceremonies of the United Methodist Free Church by Certificate by me,
This Marriage
was solemnized
between us
Thomas Magnall

Ruth Taylor

in the
presence
of us
Fred Magnall

Martha Ann Hudson

J.P.Astin (?)

M.J.Clegg, Registrar.

We think, but have yet to confirm, that Thomas died in Nelson in 1963 (RoD Nelson 1963 Q1 10e 751 age 82)

[Last updated 04 Jun 2004]