Author Topic: 3rd Great Grandfather William Thums from Beeston - Pictures/Articles etc.  (Read 533 times)

Offline happydays347

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Hello all,

My 3rd Great Grandfather William Thums was born in 1855 and died in 1938. He lived in Beeston and was a well-known butcher, working on High Road. He had a number of group memberships which I will list below as this may help in the search:
  • Beeston Ratepayer's Association (abt. 1887)
  • Subscriber/Friend of Nottingham Day Nursery and Orphanage (abt. 1990
  • Member of Beeston Urban District Council (Chairman in 1907 and 1921) (abt. 1900 - abt. 1930)
  • Beeston Choral Society (abt. 1910)
  • Nottinghamshire County Council (abt. 1907)
  • Basford Board of Guardians (Beeston Representative (abt. 1917 - abt. 1923
  • Representative and Trustee for Rushcliffe Hospital Committee (abt. 1921)
  • Chairman of Children's Committee (abt. 1925)
  • Treasurer of Beeston and District Conservative Association (abt. 1929)
I have searched through numerous records in newspapers and what I'd really like are some pictures of my grandfather as a member of these groups. I'm unsure as to where to look, so I'm wondering whether anyone has any pointers or has any pictures which William may be on?

I find it really strange that he was such a prevalent person in Beeston yet this information was so hard to find, and there are no pictures of him?

Any help would be greatly appreciated,

Many thanks,

Online nanny jan

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Re: 3rd Great Grandfather William Thums from Beeston - Pictures/Articles etc.
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 10 April 16 19:16 BST (UK) »
It might be an idea to contact the 2 councils and the Conservative Association.

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Re: 3rd Great Grandfather William Thums from Beeston - Pictures/Articles etc.
« Reply #2 on: Sunday 10 April 16 21:00 BST (UK) »
Thank you! I'll give this a go.