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Roll of Honour

Hartlepool seafarers lost at sea

Lee, Thomas Wallis

43, Roman Road, South Shields
West Hartlepool

Lost on the steamship Hildawell.

Thomas Wallis (or perhaps Walter) Lee was born at West Hartlepool, on March 22nd, 1890, and baptised  at Cambridge Place Weslyan Methodist Church, on April 10th. His parents were Thomas (born at Elwick), and Lizzie (Elizabeth, born at Hart) Lee.

The 1891 Census shows Thomas, Lizzie and children Robert W. (aged 15, Contractor's Clerk), Harold (13), Thomas W. (11), Norma (?,8), Matthew (5), John (3), and 10-month old Elizabeth May, living at No.50, Sheriff Street, West Hartlepool.

Thomas Wallis married Ellen Humble (date unknown), and their address at the time of Thomas' loss is given as No.43, Roman Road, South Shields.