Family of William Richardson THOMPSON and Minnie Esther DENNIS

Husband: William Richardson THOMPSON (1863-1949)
Wife: Minnie Esther DENNIS (1868-1941)

William Richardson Thompson and Minnie Esther Dennis

Children: Minnie Esther THOMPSON (1898- )
Elsie Richardson THOMPSON (1899-1992)
Elizabeth May THOMPSON (1903- )
William Ernest THOMPSON (1906-1907)
Richard Hickson THOMPSON (1908-1914)
Marriage 17 Oct 1897 All Saints Church, Scarborough 1

Husband: William Richardson THOMPSON

Name: William Richardson THOMPSON
Father: Richard THOMPSON (1828-1905)
Mother: Priscilla RICHARDSON (1830-1905)
Birth Jun 1863 Scarborough 2
Occupation Block and Mast Maker / Journeyman
Death 31 Mar 1949 (age 85) Scarborough

William Richardson Thompson's death

Wife: Minnie Esther DENNIS

Minnie Esther Dennis

Name: Minnie Esther DENNIS
Father: Unknown
Mother: Harriet Ann DENNIS (1846-1920)
Birth 5 Jun 1868 Thornton 1
Death 22 Jul 1941 (age 73) Scarborough 1

Thompson family


1911 Census

Child 1: Minnie Esther THOMPSON

Name: Minnie Esther THOMPSON
Spouse: Jack KIRBY (1898-1968)
Birth 8 Mar 1898 Scarborough 3
Death Mar 1983 Scarborough 5

Child 2: Elsie Richardson THOMPSON

Name: Elsie Richardson THOMPSON
Spouse: George DIXON (1899-1973)
Birth 13 Sep 1899 Scarborough 1
Death 23 Apr 1992 (age 92) Holly Court, 23 Filey Rd., Scarborough 1
Burial cremated, ashes scattered at cemetery

Additional Information

Death Cause: Myocardial Infraction

Child 3: Elizabeth May THOMPSON

Name: Elizabeth May THOMPSON
Spouse 2: William LAYCOCK ( - )
Birth 3 May 1903 Scarborough 6
Death Mar 1978 (age 74) Leeds 7

Child 4: William Ernest THOMPSON

Name: William Ernest THOMPSON
Birth Jul 1906 Scarborough 4
Death Apr 1907 (age 0) Scarborough 4

Child 5: Richard Hickson THOMPSON

Name: Richard Hickson THOMPSON
Birth 1908 Scarborough 4
Death Dec 1914 (age 5-6) Scarborough 5

Note on Husband: William Richardson THOMPSON

Willaim was the last Block and Mast Maker in Scarborough, he only ever had one boss, (Tom Shaw) When he was asked to do a job he often called at the pub on the way to celebrate. Minnie often had to go in the pub on a Friday evening and get her housekeeping money from him before he spent it, he used to sheepishly follow her home. He was a well known identity in Scarborough. (Nellie Jenkinson nee Dixon's memories) He was living with his daughter Elsie Richardson Dixon, at 1 High Walk Scarborough, when he died

Note on Wife: Minnie Esther DENNIS

Her address when she married was 45 Rothbury St., Scarborough Minnie was remembered with great affection by her grandchildren. Her address when she died was 4 Kendalls Dwellings, St Mary's St., Scarborough


1"General Record Office". Copy of certificate
2"Births, Marriages and Deaths Index". Scarborough 9d 313
3Ibid. Mar 1898 Scarborough 9d 389
4"St Mary's Parish Church Registers Scarborough".
5"Births, Marriages and Deaths Index". Mar 1983 Scarborough 2 2838
6Ibid. Jun 1903 Scarborough 9d 423
7Ibid. Mar 1978 Leeds 5 0814