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06 Aug 1881
Thomas Henry Mayo was born on 6th August 1881 at Nottingham and was the son of Thomas a hairdresser and Alice Margaret Mayo née Cartlidge of 50, Castle Gate, Nottingham. His father Thomas was born in 1857 in Nottingham and his mother Alice Margaret Cartlidge was born in 1850 at Ompton Nottinghamshire, they were married on 9th February 1879 at St John the Baptist church, Nottingham, they went on to have 12 children sadly 5 were to die in infancy or early childhood, their children were , Adelaide Elizabeth b1879, Thomas Henry b1882, Alfred b1884 Coletta Wilhelmina b1891, Alice b1893, John b1893, Frank Herbert b1895, Bernard b1897 and Norman b1898 all were born in Nottingham. In the 1911 census the family are living at 50 Castle Gate, Nottingham and are shown as Thomas 54 yrs a hairdresser, he is living with his wife Alice Margaret 53 yrs and their children, Coletta Wilhelmina 20 yrs a hosiery mender, Alice 18 yrs a machinist, Frank Herbert 16 yrs a hairdressers assistant and Norman 13 yrs a scholar. Thomas married his wife Millicent Tongue born 21st January in Norwell on 3rd July 1911 at Nottingham Registry office they lived on Main Street, Lowdham and they had the following children, Thomas Arthur born 22nd November 1907 at Bolsover, Bernard born 29th December 1909 at Lowdham, Vida born 19th July Lowdham and Eva Mayo, born 25th October 1912 at Lowdham In the 1911 census Thomas is living at Main Street, Lowdham, he is shown as being 29 yrs of age a hairdresser and perfumer he is living with his wife Millicent 25 yrs and their children Thomas Arthur 3 yrs and Bernard 1 year of age, they state they have been married for 4 yrs (actually married in 1911 ) and have had 2 children.
He was a hairdresser and perfumer.
15 Apr 1918
870333 - CWGC Website
1/7th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Private Thomas Henry Mayo enlisted at Derby whilst residing at Lowdham, he served with 1/7th battalion Sherwood Foresters Regiment. He was killed in action on 15th April 1918 and having no known grave his name is commemorated on the Ploegsteert Memorial, Hainaut, Belgium.
His brother Private Frank Herbert Mayo enlisted at Nottingham, he initially served with the service number 34620 in the Sherwood Foresters Regiment. He was serving with the 10th battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment when he was killed in action on 18th November 1916. He is buried at Grandcourt Road Cemetery, Grandcourt
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