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Thomas reynolds

Hi any help with the details of Thomas Reynolds on how he died would be great

he is buried in Congham, Norfolk.

as you can see all it says is he died in an accident would be great if i could find out more info

kind regards



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Could you give us a transcript of what it says on the headstone please, including the first bit, about Sam and Jane I think. Can't quite make it out on the image. Thanks
I think it says "died in Lynn Hospital"

I did a google and when i type in Lynn Hospital this comes up " Queen Elizabeth Hospital King"s Lynn Norfolk.

Shame we didnt know what year he died, i could check the papers on the off chance it was in them.
Yeah, most likely..

Though there is a Freebridge Lynn, but can't see an obvious hospital, though there was a workhouse, depending on date of death [would be useful]..

Not sure if this has anything to do with it..

Saturday 07 January 1865 , Norfolk Chronicle , Norfolk, England
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Don't know if you can get more on this, Gibbo..

Train crash, a Thomas Reynolds is mentioned...

Saturday 01 January 1842 , Norfolk Chronicle , Norfolk, England

There are 3 possibles in FreeREG2, 1788, 1789 and this..

Place: King's Lynn
Church name: St Margaret
Register entry number: 1432
Burial date: 29 Aug 1868
Person age: 56
Burial person forename: Thomas
Burial person surname: REYNOLDS
Burial person abode: The Hospital

If this is correct, it is probably quite useful..


Civil Parish: Kings Lynn St Margaret
County/Island: Norfolk
RD: Kings Lynn
Sub-RD: Kings Lynn Middle
ED: 5; Piece: 1256; Folio: 86; Page: 6

Thomas Reynolds 48 [b. Congham. Innkeeper]
Sarah Reynolds 45 [b. King's Lynn]
Frederic Bannett 18 w son [do]
Robert Bannett 16 w son [do]
Elizabeth Rackley 17 servant

W son probably = wife's son, possibly married/remarried a widow.

This bap. looks to fit with Elaine's post #2 [Sam and Jane]..

County: Norfolk
Place: Congham
Church name: St Andrew
Baptism date: 31 May 1812
Person forename: Thomas
Person ***: M
Person abode: Congham
Father forename: Samuel
Father surname: REYNOLDS
Mother forename: Jane
Mother surname: RASON
Notes: Spinster

This is probably Thomas' 1st marriage if you don't have it..

There is a nephew, William Rudd [11] staying with them in Kings Lynn in 1851. Ref: HO107; Piece: 1829; Folio: 407; Page: 25

Thomas Reynolds
Marriage Date: 24 Dec 1835
Marriage Place: St Nichols, King'S Lynn, Norfolk, England
Spouse: Ann Rudd
FHL Film Number: 1471538

1813 to 1880 Baptism Project
Congham St Andrew

20/12/1813 Harriet REYNOLDS Samuel REYNOLDS Bricklayer Jane
07/07/1816 Mary REYNOLDS Samuel REYNOLDS Bricklayer Jane
05/07/1818 Samuel REYNOLDS Samuel REYNOLDS Bricklayer Jane
03/06/1821 Elizabeth REYNOLDS Samuel REYNOLDS Labourer Jane
25/12/1822 James REYNOLDS Samuel REYNOLDS Bricklayer Jane
25/09/1825 Hannah REYNOLDS Samuel REYNOLDS Bricklayer Jane

Death for Thomas maybe ?? I cant find any death notices for any of them :rolleyes:

Name Thomas Reynolds
Event Type Death
Registration Quarter Oct-Nov-Dec
Registration Year 1888
Registration District Freebridge Lynn
County Norfolk
Event Place Freebridge Lynn, Norfolk, England
Age (available after 1866) 79
Birth Year (Estimated) 1809
Volume 4B
Page 205
Line Number 300
Looking at the layout of the inscription, Sam and Jane are in two "columns", Sam, 1855, on the left and Jane , 1871, on the right. Jane's inscription is longer as it includes "wife of Sam Reynolds" but Sam's inscription is spaced out more so that they both reach down as far. Then Thomas Reynolds inscription is crammed under Jane's column leaving a space on Sam's side. Underneath that William Reynolds is inscribed over the full width.

Seems an unusual layout. I wonder if Thomas was a baby who died a long time before and was buried at the hospital but Jane or someone wanted him remembered ?

Hi everyone,

Please accept my apologies i have had internet troubles at home.

thank you for your help

do you still require me to decipher the grave stone?

I had a problem taking the photo due to it hidden under a willow tree and hardly any light plus. Found grave after 1hr 30mins of looking and 2 runs around the grave yard