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Thomas Roy

Thomas Roy

Male Abt 1864 - 1889  (~ 24 years)

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  • Name Thomas Roy 
    Born Abt Aug 1864  Belfast, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Occupation engine driver  [2
    Religion Presbyterian 
    Residence 1886  Whitewell, Belfast, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 23 Jul 1889  Glengormley, Antrim, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • only son, Samuel, was 3 weeks old
    • The death certificate states that he died as the result of being crushed between the tram engine and the shed door frame at Glengormley. The inquest was held on the 24th of July, the day after the accident. There are some medical terms on the certificate as to the exact injuries but it's very difficult to read the writing - we think it means he bled to death as a result of his injuries. [2]
    Buried Aft 23 Jul 1889  McGarel Cemetery, Larne, Antrim, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Thomas Roy, abt 1861-1889
    Thomas Roy, abt 1861-1889
    Headstone erected by his wife, Jane Russell
    Person ID I856  Roy~Royes | Roy
    Last Modified 7 Oct 2019 

    Father James Roy,   b. Abt 1827, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Catherine Thompson,   b. 1828 
    Married 5 Apr 1850  Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F52  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Living 
    Children 
    +1. Living
    Last Modified 23 Jul 2011 
    Family ID F10  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt Aug 1864 - Belfast, Northern Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1886 - Whitewell, Belfast, Northern Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Jul 1889 - Glengormley, Antrim, Northern Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Aft 23 Jul 1889 - McGarel Cemetery, Larne, Antrim, Northern Ireland Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Thomas Roy (~1861-1889)
    Thomas Roy (~1861-1889)

  • Sources 
    1. [S338] from stated age at date of death.
      Died in Jul 1889 aged 25

    2. [S412] Roy Northern Ireland Correspondence, Ellie Roy, 4 Apr 2017.

    3. [S360] Ireland, Civil Registration Deaths Index, 1864-1958, Belfast Vol 1 p 259 Film # 101595.
      Jul-Sep 1889

    4. [S379] Old Families of Larne and District, George Rutherford (compiler), RSJ Clarke (editor), (Ulster Historical Foundation), 186.
      [white limestone with lead lettering, now in three pieces.] Erected by Jane Russell in loving memory of her husband Thomas Roy, who died at Glengormley on 23rd July 1889 aged 25 years.