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Thomas Ryan

Male 1910 - 1995  (85 years)


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  • Name Thomas Ryan 
    Nickname Tom 
    Born 20 Feb 1910  Penarth, Wales, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1996  Cardiff, Wales, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I129  Penarth Ryans | Christopher Hendra, John Patrick Ryan, Paul Michell, Samuel Thomas
    Last Modified 9 May 2013 

    Father John (Jack) Ryan,   b. 9 April 1884/5, Cogan, Penarth, Wales, UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1969, Penarth, Wales, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Minnie Hart Watts,   b. 1889, Roath, Cardiff, Wales, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Jul 1907 
    Family ID F31  Group Sheet

    Family Gwenoline Mildred Wright 
    Children 
    +1. Living
    Last Modified 21 Oct 2009 
    Family ID F63  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Feb 1910 - Penarth, Wales, UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1996 - Cardiff, Wales, UK Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Albert Road School, Penarth, Wales, UK
    Albert Road School, Penarth, Wales, UK
    Albert Road School which is just around the corner from 5 Salop Place home to the orphaned Ryan children and their local school. Aunt Mary's 'Brief History' mentions that they attended this school. Actually, I recall a lane at the back of the school which led into Salop Place. Stephen and I were pupils there - what a shame I had no idea then that my grandfather and great aunts and uncle also attended back in the 1900s. [L. Ryan 4/1/2010]

    Aunt Mary has confirmed that:
    * The orphaned Ryan children attended this school: Catherine, Jane, Ellen, Eddie and Jack Ryan
    * Eddie Ryan's children attended - Milly, George, Sidney and Mary Ryan
    * Jack Ryan's children attended - John, Tom, Glyn, Peter, Eileen, Jim, Colleen and Joe Ryan
    * Sid Ryan's children attended - Les and Stephen
    [L. Ryan 4/14/2010]
    Beach Road Penarth in the 1900s - 1910s
    Beach Road Penarth in the 1900s - 1910s
    The entrance to Alexandra Park from Beach Road, Penarth. Photo ca 1900s - 1910s - a park that must have been well known to all residents in Penarth. Alexandra Park, Penarth is a well-preserved Edwardian urban public park. It is in an attractive location overlooking the Bristol Channel, retaining its layout and many of its original features. The park was laid out quickly between 1901 and 1902.
    Penarth Boathouse, ca 1900
    Penarth Boathouse, ca 1900
    Penarth Boathouse on the Esplanade. Ca 1900
    Windsor Road, Penarth ca 1908
    Windsor Road, Penarth ca 1908
    Windsor Road, Penarth ca 1908 - the principal road running from Cogan (where our 'Founding Family' of Ryans lived) to Penarth. The main shops were and are located here. The road continues as Windsor Terrace and then into Beach Road which leads to the Esplanade.
    Penarth Docks
    Penarth Docks
    Penarth Docks at the height of its importance ca. 1900. John Patrick Ryan (1852-90) worked there as a shipwright and it was there that he probably sustained the injury that led to tetanus resulting from a deep cut or wound which led to his early death at the age of 38. The six Ryan children were orphaned.