Atkinson, Thomas Dobson

Birth Name Atkinson, Thomas Dobson
Gender male


First name(s) Thomas Dobson
Last name Atkinson
Year 1914-20
Service number 203060
Rank Private
Regiment Leicestershire Regiment Regiment
Service record Soldier Number: 203060, Rank: Private, Corps: Leicestershire Regiment Regiment
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Country Great Britain
Medal type British Army Medal Index Cards, 1914-1920
Archive reference WO372/1

Enlisted 1917, discharged 1818, seems a bit old to be the same person.

There was a Thomas Atkinson living in Longbenton in 1881, a mason born in Stanlet, Durham, he was living with a wife Elizabeth in Auckland in 1891 with sever children who do not fit with Thomas Dobsons family.


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth August 1856 Stanley, Co. Durham, England   1a
Baptism 14 September 1856 Tanfield, Co. Durham, England Mother given as Margaret Clark 2a
Census (Son) 2 April 1871 New Row, Little Benton, Tynemouth, Northumberland, England   3a
Occupation 1871 Newcastle on Tyne, Northumberland, England Engine fitter at Iron works 3a
Military Service from 1917 to 1918      


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Atkinson, Josephbefore 1871
Mother Dobson, Margaret Clark1829
         Atkinson, Thomas Dobson August 1856
    Brother     Atkinson, John November 1857
    Sister     Atkinson, Jane Elizabeth November 1862


Family of Atkinson, Thomas Dobson and McAndrew, Elizabeth

Married Wife McAndrew, Elizabeth ( * 1864 + ... )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage 14 January 1884 Longbenton, Northumberland, England   4a 5a
Divorce 1893   wife accused of adulter with John Atkinson 6a
Name Birth Date Death Date
Atkinson, Jane Ann6 June 1886
Atkinson, Joseph21 August 1887
Atkinson, John31 August 1890

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Source References

  1. Great Britain. Registrar General: Civil Registration of Births for England and Wales, 1837-2006
      • Date: September 1856
      • Page: DURHAM Volume 10A Page 199
  2. England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
      • Date: 14 September 1856
      • Page:
  3. General Register Office: UK census 1871
      • Date: 2 April 1871
      • Page: RG10 Piece 5125 Folio 45 Page 24
  4. Great Britain. Registrar General: Civil Registration of Marriages for England and Wales, 1837-2008
      • Date: March 1884
      • Page: Tynemouth 10b 265
  5. England Marriages, 1538–1973
      • Date: 14 January 1884
      • Page:
  6. Divorce Index
      • Date: 1893
      • Page: