Thomas and his brother George were the sons of William and Sarah Shipston (Shipstone). William was a Crich grocer who died in March 1877, aged forty-three, when his children were still very young.
Born in 1878, Thomas worked as a stonemason before serving in the forces.
He is buried in St Mary's churchyard.
Photo courtesy Simon Johnson
RG11 piece 3414 folio 182 page 5
|Sarah||Shipston||Head (wdr)||59||Own means||Pentrich|
|Anne||Scarf||visitor (wdw)||35||Infant teacher||Brighton|
RG13 piece 3231 folio 23 page 37
|Ina Alicia||Scarff||visitor (wdw)||49||Elementary School Teacher||Brighton|
RG14PN20983 RG78PN1251 RD436 SD4 ED12 SN53
Thomas Shipston's brother George Shipston is also on the Roll of Honour.