Family Card - Person Sheet
Family Card - Person Sheet
NameThomas POMFREY
Birth1786, Burlingham St. Peter
Death28 Apr 1864, Hingham
FatherThomas POMFREY (1760-)
MotherSarah GOLDER (1758-)
Spouses
Birth1788, Hingham
Death6 Mar 1885, Hingham
FatherEdmund HOUCHEN (1762-1838)
MotherRebecca KING (1762-1861)
Marriage11 Mar 1809, St. Augustine, Norwich
ChildrenEdmund (1809-1880)
 Robert (1816-1893)
 Charles (1828-1871)
Notes for Thomas POMFREY
Thomas Pomfrey was born in 1786 and christened in Burlingham St Peter on 27th July 1786. He was the son of Thomas Pomfrey (1758) and Sarah Golder. He married Mary Houchen in Norwich on 11th March 1809 and was living in Hingham. In 1841 he was working as a labourer and was living at Fleeters Hill, Hingham. In 1843 he was described as a miller on the marriage certificate of his son, Robert. In 1851 he was working as a groom in the household of Philip Case Gilman, a Lieutenant Colonel on the retired list of the East India Company, in The Street, Hingham. Gilman died on the 9th October 1858. In 1861 Thomas was a servant at Parsonage House in Hingham, and was aged 81. He died of old age in Hingham on 28th April 1864 and was buried at St Andrew's Church on 2nd May. His wife, Mary Houchen, was present at the death. His age was given as 85, but he was probably aged 78.

Sources
• 1. 1851 Census on CD-ROM. Street, Forehoe, Hingham Forehoe Thomas Pomfrey. Groom [to Philip C. Gilman, Lt. Colonel of the East India Company, retired list]. Aged 63. Born Blofield. • 2. International Genealogical Index. Thomas Pomfrey. Christened 27. 7. 1786 at Burlingham St Peter. Father: Thomas Pomfrey. Mother: Sarah Goulder. • 3. International Genealogical Index. Thomas Pomfrey married Mary Houchen 11. 3. 1809, St. Augustine, Norwich. • 4. 1841 Census. Fleeters Hill, Hingham. Thomas Pomfrey. Head. Age 50. Labourer. • 5. Marriage Certificate. Thomas Pomfrey described as a miller on Son Robert's marriage certificate in 1843. • 6. National Burial Index (Norfolk FHS). Thomas Pomfrey. Buried 2 May 1864. Age 85 [sic]. Hingham. St Andrew. • 7. Death Registers. Thomas Pomfrey. Jun. 1864. 4b. 120. Forehoe. • 8. Death Certificate. Thomas Pomfrey. Died 28th April 1864, Hingham. Age 85. Formerly a domestic servant. Cause of death: Old age, not certified. Informant, Mary Pomfrey, present at death, Hingham. Registered 29th May 1864, Robert James Finiaby. • 9. 1861 Census. Parsonage House, Hingham. Thomas Pomfrey. Servant. Age 81. Born Burlingham.
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