NameThomas BELLAS
Birthabt 1827, Long Marton, Westmorland, England
Death24 Apr 1863, Liverpool, Lancashire, England
OccupationPoliceman, Dock Porter
FatherThomas BELLAS (~1798-1856)
MotherMary BELLASIS (~1796-1876)
Birthabt 1824, Appleby, Westmorland
Death30 Dec 1886, Lankaber, Westmorland
ChildrenMary J. (~1852-)
 Eleanor (~1853-)
 Dorothy (~1856-)
 Thomas John (~1860-1932)
 Agnes Annie (~1863-)
Notes for Thomas BELLAS
The IGI lists a Thos Bellas christening July 23, 1826, Long Marton Westmoreland, father Thos. Bellas, mother Mary.

Listed in the 1841 census Thomas Bellas age 40 [ages were rounded to the nearest 5 years for adults in the 1841 census], Publican, born in the county. Mary Bellas age 40, born in the county. John Bellas age 15, born in the county. Elizabeth Bellas age 20, born in the county. Thomas age 14 born in the county. Mary age 12 born in the county. 1 charwoman and 2 Drovers? not known above 20. Civil parish of Long Marton, east hundred, Westmorland, East Ward registration district, Appleby sub district.

A possible match in the July to September 1849 marriage index Thomas Bellas is on the same page as Dorothy Smith, East Ward, Westmorland, volume 25, page 393.

In the 1861 census 8 Mona? Terrace, Everton, Liverpool, Lancashire. Head Thomas Bellas, age 33, dock porter, born Long Marton, Westmorland. Wife Dorothy Bellas, age 35, born Appleby, Westmorland. Daughter Mary J. Bellas, age 9, scholar, born Korsck?, Westmorland. Daughter Eleanor Bellas, age 8, scholar, born Liverpool, Lancashire. Daughter Dorothy Bellas, age 5, scholar born Liverpool. Son Thomas J. Bellas, age 1, born Liverpool.

In the April to June 1863 death index Thomas Bellas, Liverpool, Lancashire, volume 8b, page 16.

From Westland Church Notes: being the heraldry, epitaphs ..., by Edward Bellasis, 1889
Long Marton
In m[emorium?] Thomas Bellas of Long Marton who died 23 May 1856 aged 58 years also Mary his wife who died December 17, 1876 aged 80 years. Thomas their son who died at Liverpool April 24, 1863 aged 36 years.
Notes for Dorothy (Spouse 1)
In the 1871 census 20 Edinburgh Street, Everton, Liverpool, Lancashire. Head Dorothy Bellas, widow, age 47, laundress, born Appleby, Westmorland. Son Thomas J. Bellas, age 11, errand boy, born Liverpool, Lancashire. Daughter Margaret Bellas [could Dorothy now be using the name Margaret or was Margaret away in the 1861 census and Dorothy in the 1871 census?], age 14, assistant to mother, born Liverpool. Daughter Agnes A. Bellas, age 8, scholar, born Liverpool.

In the 1881 census 32 Luther street, Everton, Liverpool, Lancashire. Boarder Dorothy Bellas, widow, age 56, nurse domestic, born Appleby, Westmorland. Boarder Thomas Bellas, unmarried, age 21, optican commercial traveller, born Liverpool, Lancashire. They are boarding with Edward Thomas and his wife.

In the January to March 1887 death index Dorothy Bellas, age 62, West Ward, Westmorland, volume 10b, page 437.

National Probate Calendar
5 March 1887. Administration of the Personal Estate of Dorothy Bellas late of Lankaber King’s Meaburn in the County of Westmorland Widow who died 30 December 1886 at Lankaber was granted at Carlisle to Thomas John Bellas of 25 Bangor-street Bootle Liverpool in the County of Lancaster Railway Vansman the Son and one of the Next of Kin. Personal Estate 104 pounds 1 shilling.
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