Thomas Henry Ismay (1837 - 1899) MP

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Birthplace: Maryport, Cumberland, England
Death: Died in England
Occupation: Justice of Peace, Shipowner
Managed by: Anne-Marie (C)
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About Thomas Henry Ismay

Thomas Henry Ismay (7 January 1837 – 23 November 1899) was the founder of the Oceanic Steam Navigation Company, more commonly known as the White Star Line. His son was Joseph Bruce Ismay who travelled on (and survived) the maiden voyage of his company's ocean liner, the RMS Titanic in 1912.

"England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

Name: Thomas Henry Ismay Gender: Male Christening Date: 02 Feb 1837 Christening Place: MARYPORT,CUMBERLAND,ENGLAND Father's Name: Joseph Ismay Mother's Name: Mary Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C03682-1 System Origin: England-ODM GS Film number: 90644, 90645

Citing this Record

"England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JWFK-6MD : accessed 28 Apr 2014), Thomas Henry Ismay, 02 Feb 1837; citing MARYPORT,CUMBERLAND,ENGLAND, reference ; FHL microfilm 90644, 90645.

He and his wife are commemorated with a large grave at St Bartholomew's Church, Thurstaston, Wirral, inscribed: "Great thoughts, great feelings came to him like instincts unawares" and "Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see God."

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Thomas Henry Ismay's Timeline

1837
January 7, 1837
Maryport, Cumberland, England
February 2, 1837
Cumberland, England
1859
April 7, 1859
Age 22
Liverpool, Lancashire, England
1862
December 12, 1862
Age 25
Crosby, Merseyside, UK
1867
March 4, 1867
Age 30
1871
1871
Age 33
Waterloo, Lancashire, England
1872
1872
Age 34
1872
Age 34
Waterloo, Lancashire, England
1874
1874
Age 36
1874
Age 36
Waterloo, Lancashire, England