Family History Notebook

Thomas Armstrong

Son of William Armstrong and Barbara Swindle, born 1850

Married Lucy Martin in 1887

Died 15th December 1915


Unmarried at time of 1881 census but probably the Thomas Armstrong who married Lucy Martin, daughter of John Martin and Mary, who died 10th May 1901.

Thomas's parents lived at High Limestone Brae and he married Lucy Martin from the neighbouring farm at Low Limestone Brae who had inherited some land there. He then moved to Low Limestone Brae.


1851 UK census    5 months old
1891 UK census    An unmarried agricultural labourer living with his widowed mother
1901 UK census    Now married, a farmer at Low Limestone Brae
1911 UK census    Possibly this labouring mason in Alston.

The marriage of Thomas Armstrong and Lucy Martin was registered in the fourth quarter of 1887 in the district of Hexham (FreeBMD 10b 447)