Papers of John Thomas and his family, comprising records relating to his farm and grocery business, 1875-1909; family papers, 1875-c.1921, including correspondence, 1875-1899; papers relating to Caersalem CM Chapel, 1879-1908; papers relating to local affairs in Flint, 1880-1909; records relating to the North Wales Women's Temperance Union, 1895-1908; and genealogical and biographical notes by Anita M. Thomas, 1993.
JOHN THOMAS OF BANK HOUSE, FLINT, PAPERS OF
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Administrative / Biographical History
John Thomas (1845-1889) of Bank House, Flint, Flintshire, was a businessman. He was born in Holywell, Flintshire, moving to Flint when aged 20. He had various business interests including a butchers and provision shop in Flint, a drapery and grocery in Bagillt, Flintshire, and a farm. He was a deacon at Caersalem Calvinistic Methodist Chapel, Flint, and a member of Flint town council. His wife was a member of the North Wales Women's Temperance Union. He died on 28 June 1889.
Arranged into the following: farm and grocery business papers; family papers; Caersalem CM Chapel, Flint, and Calvinistic Methodist papers; local affairs; and North Wales Women's Temperance Union.
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Deposited by Mr T. Bithell, Manor Estate, Flint, 1992 .
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Further family papers and records were added by his descendants, including Anita M. Thomas, his grand-daughter.
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