Thomas King (1799-1883), of King and Son ironmonger of Joy street, Barnstaple
1799 Born in Barnstaple the son of Samuel King and Jenny Davie
1827 Birth of son John Gould King
1843 Member of the Town Council. Of Joy Street.
1845 Shown as ironmonger, tin-plate worker, etc., of Joy street.
1846 'Thomas King, an ironmonger and a manufacturer of plates, a large general ironmonger.'
1851 Living at Joy Street, Barnstaple: Thomas King (age 50 born Barnstaple), Tinplate Worker and Ironmonger - Master employing 2 men. With his wife Mary King (age 47 born Bratton Fleming) and their son John G. King (age 23 born Barnstaple), Ironmongers Assistant. One servant.
1883 Died at Barnstaple