|Thomas George BANKS 
Thomas George BANKS 
Thomas worked as a labourer (1875). slater (1879). iron labourer (1881). journeyman slater (1882). steel hammerman (1889). draper (1894). general dealer, (1897). furniture dealer (1898). general dealer (1901). Seems Thomas would turn his hand to anything and everything to turn a penny!
3 Apr 1881 census: age 33, labourer, head of household at 44, East Hope Street, Glasgow. 5
5 Apr 1891 census: age 32, steelworker, head of household at 12, Leslie Street, Motherwell, LKS. 6
22 Nov 1898: registered death of first wife, Martha Bruce, Motherwell, LKS. 7
31 Mar 1901 census: age 40, general dealer, head of household at 104, Brandon Street, Motherwell, LKS. 8
Thomas married Martha BRUCE  [MRIN: 2277], daughter of Hugh John BRUCE  and Agnes BLAIR , on 20 Aug 1875 in Glasgow.1 (Martha BRUCE  was born about 1854 in Kilwinning, AYR, Scotland and died on 26 Nov 1898 in 2, Lochend Street, Motherwell, LKS 7.)
Thomas next married Mary Ann CLARK  [MRIN: 2656], daughter of Robert CLARK  and Mary LUCAS , on 19 Jan 1899 in Glasgow.2 (Mary Ann CLARK  was born on 13 Aug 1857 in Bridgeton, Glasgow and died on 21 May 1934 in 47, Oakfield Place, Motherwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland 9.)
Glasgow Camlachie Marriages 1875 644-2/0128.
August 20 1875 at Christ Church, Glasgow; rites of Scottish Episcopal Church
THOMAS BANKS, 19, bachelor, [slater, iron works? nearly illegible]; 54 Bain Street, Bridgeton, Glasgow
parents Thomas Banks, general labourer; Eliza Banks ms Hewitt
MARTHA BRUCE, 19, spinster [no occupation shown]; 54 Bain Street, Bridgeton, Glasgow
parents John Bruce, coachman [?or coachmaker], deceased; Agnes Bruce ms Blair; [witness names illegible].
[I have re-checked this marriage, the bride's father was given as JOHN Bruce, but the I.G.I. shows a family headed by HUGH Bruce and Agnes Blair.]
Glasgow Blythswood Marriages 1899 644-7/81.
Married by Warrant of Sheriff Court, January 19th 1899, at 134 St Vincent Street [Registrar's], by declaration
THOMAS BANKS 40 widower, broker, 29 Windmillhill Street
parents John Banks general labourer, deceased; Eliza Banks ms Hewitt
MARY ROBERTSON 42 widow, no occupation given; 29 Windmillhill Street
parents Robert Clarke colliery labourer; Mary Clarke ms Lucas
witnesses James Clarke steelworker, Mrs Jane Montgomery or Clarke.
3 LDS Batch C700401 Moira, Co. Down, Ireland 1725-1860.
Dalziel Deaths 1918 639/671 (Thomas George Banks).
THOMAS GEORGE BANKS 56 furniture dealer
married (1) Martha Bruce (2) Mary Clark
died 5th December 1918 at Oakfield Place, Motherwell
parents John Banks ironworker deceased; Eliza Ann Banks ms Hewitt, deceased
bronchitis, cardiac failure; informant Elizabeth Banks, daughter, present.
1881 census of Scotland, Lanark, Volume 644/2 Camlachie, enumeration district (ED) 50, page 8, schedule no. 44, household of Thomas Banks (44 East Hope Street);
Thomas BANKS 23 M head, iron lab., Ireland
Martha BANKS 23 wife, Kilwinning, Ayr
Agnes BANKS 3 daughter, Kilwinning
William BANKS 1 son, Glasgow, Lanark
Sydney HARRIS 32 M visitor, iron labourer, England
Christina HARRIS 28 M boarder (sister-in-law), labourer's wife, Glasgow, Lanark
Hugh BRUCE 12, brother-in-law, scholar, Glasgow, Lanark
1891 census of Scotland, Lanark, Volume 639 Dalziel, enumeration district (ED) 3, page 30, schedule no. 162, household of Thomas Banks (12 Leslie Street, Motherwell);
Thomas Banks 32 steelworker, Ireland
Martha Bruce Banks 32 wife, Kilwinning Ayrshire
William Banks 12 son, Glasgow
Sidney Banks 9 son, Glasgow
John Banks 6 son, Glasgow
Eliza Banks 4 son, Glasgow
Agnes Banks 2 daughter, Motherwell
Thomas Banks 2 months, daughter, Motherwell
Dalziel Deaths 1898 639/587 (Martha Banks).
MARTHA BANKIS 40, married to Thomas Banks, furniture dealer
died 22nd November 1898 at 2 Lochend Street, Motherwell
parents John Bruce, coalminer, deceased; Agnes Young formerly Bruce ms Blair
informant Thomas Banks (x), widower, present.
1901 census of Scotland, Lanark, Volume 639 Motherwell, enumeration district (ED) 17, page 25, schedule no. 130, household of William Banks (104 Brandon Street, Motherwell);
Thomas BANKS 48 M head, general dealer (employer), Ireland
Mary BANKS 40 wife M Rutherglen, Lanark
(Mary Clark, 2nd wife)
Lizzie BANKS 14 daughter, scholar, Glasgow
Agnes BANKS 12 daughter, scholar, Motherwell
John BANKS 17 U son, fruit cart driver (employed), Glasgow
Robert CLARK 81 M father-in-law, retired coal miner, Ireland
Mary BANKS 70 M mother-in-law, Ireland
John BANKS 18 U adopted son, fruit dealer (employed), Motherwell
Thomas BANKS 18 son, scholar, Motherwell
Mary BRANNAN 22 U servant, domestic servant (worker), Ireland
James INNES 15 U servant, fruit cart driver (employed), Glasgow
Dalziel Deaths 1934 639/281 (Mary Ann Banks).
MARY ANN BANKS age 76, widow of (1) James Robinson, steelworker (2) Thomas Banks, furniture dealer
died 21 May 1934 at 47 Oakfield Place, Motherwell
father Robert Clark, labourer, deceased
mother Mary Clark ms Lucas, deceased
informant Elisabeth McAdam, stepdaughter, present, 39 Oakfield Place, Motherwell