Thomas not born in Cornwall, possibly Devon, but could be anywhere in southern England. Thomas is not with his family in Cornwall in 1851 or 1861.
Arrived in Australia. ???
Death in NSW:
4620/1891 CHANNON THOMAS - THOMAS - UNKNOWN - BURWOOD
Births Sep 1837
Channon Emeline Mary Ann Exeter 10 84
Births Dec 1839
Channon Ellen Falmouth 9 84
Parents Thomas & Anne (2nd marriage for Thomas hence Sarah)
Marriages Dec 1868
CHANNON Ellen Stoke D. 5b 623
CHUDLEIGH Thomas Stoke D. 5b 623...
I don't have much to go on yet.
The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848-1954) - Friday 10 December 1858
SHOULD this meet the eye of HENRY CHANNON, son of James Channon, (vet. surg.), Taunton, Somerset, he is requested to write to his cousin Thomas Channon, Adelong Quartz-reef, Tumut, N.S.W...
The marriage of Thomas CHANNON and Ann PEAKE on 25 May 1829 at Gibraltar. Thomas is described as a Sergeant of the 94th Regiment. Elsewhere he is described as a Major.
Place: Assorted Parishes -Cornwall Enumeration District: 12
Civil Parish: Falmouth Ecclesiastical Parish: -