Thomas Gilkes
(Cal 1812-)


Family Links

1. Matilda Blunden

2. Sophia

Thomas Gilkes

  • Born: Cal 1812, Stepney 3
  • Marriage (1): Matilda Blunden on 17 Mar 1833 in Saint Leonards, Shoreditch 1 2
  • Marriage (2): Sophia between 1851 and 1861


In 1839 at the time of daughter Eliza's birth he was a Staymaker. 4

He worked as a Staymaker in 1841 and resided at Wellington St, Parish of Bethnal Green. 5

In 1851 he was a Victualler living at Woodgreen, Tottenham with wife and family, four servants (including niece Mary) and two lodgers. 6

He worked as a Publican in 1856 and resided at London Hospital Tavern, 209 Whitechapel Road, Whitechapel. 7

In 1861 he is a Publican living with new wife Sophia, children and step daughter at 1 Dunk? St, Mile End New Town. 8

He worked as a Publican in Feb 1863. 9


Thomas married Matilda Blunden on 17 Mar 1833 in Saint Leonards, Shoreditch.1 2 (Matilda Blunden was born about 1813 in Pursley?, Middlesex 10 and died between 1851 and 1861 11.)


Thomas next married Sophia between 1851 and 1861. (Sophia was born Cal 1820 in Mile End New Town, Middlesex 8.)


1 Online Census and BMD,, Based on ages and first child.

2 The Church of Latter Day Saints, International Genealogical Index,, THOMAS GILKES
Marriage: 17 MAR 1833 Saint Leonards, Shoreditch
Messages: Extracted marriage record for locality listed in the record.

3 1837online (now findmypast),, 1861C.

4 General Register Office (England & Wales) Certificate,, Birth EJG 1839.

5 Online Census and BMD,, 1841C.

6 Online Census and BMD,, 1851C.

7 Web (Misc), 1856/ Thomas Gilkes /../../../Post Office Directory ****

London Hospital Tavern, 209 Whitechapel Road, Whitechapel
at 207 or 208 Whitechapel Road before 1882 -

This pub possibly dates from 1752 - although has clearly been rebuilt around 100 years ago. It currently trades as the 'LHT Urban Bar'. **
A listing of historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Whitechapel, London - in East London. The Whitechapel East London listing uses information from census, Trade Directories and History to add licensees, bar staff, Lodgers and Visitors.


8 Online Census and BMD,, 1861C.

9 General Register Office (England & Wales) Certificate,, Marriage CF&EJG 1863.

10 Online Census and BMD,, 1841C, 1851C. 1841 25 Middlesex
1851 3? Pursley?, Middlesex.

11 Online Census and BMD,, 1851C, 1861C.