Laslett family history

Thomas and Kate Laslett of Broadstairs

Thomas George Laslett was born at Sandwich on 27 June 1866. He was the son of Thomas Laslett of Broadstairs and his wife Sarah née Hawkins (see page 104 in Gordon's master document).

Thomas was a fisherman at Broadstairs although the 1881 sensus gives him at age 14 the occupation of ‘whitesmith’.

On 16 March 1896 he married Kate Louisa Thomas at St Emanuels Margate. Kate had been born at Southampton, Hants on 21 February 1863. Kate and her sister had come to Broadstairs from Southampton to be a servant and matron in one of the many Homes that existed then (and now). Their mother's maiden name was Weston.

Lived at Church Cottage, Albion Street, Broadstairs,

Thomas died on 30 January 1938 and Kate on 1 January 1934.

Family of Thomas and Kate Laslett


WILFRED GEORGE THOMAS - born at Broadstairs on 27 May 1896. Married Gladys May (?).
Stuart Reginald - born 3 February 1920, baptised 26 October 1930.
Norman Weston Thomas - born 22 May 1922.
Derek Henry - born 21 November 1923.
Edgar George - born 25 June 1926.
Stephanie May - born 26 April 1929.

LEONARD HENRY THOMAS - born at Broadstairs on 13 May 1898 and educated at Holy Trinity Elementary School, Broadstairs. Served in the Buffs during WWI. Married Rose Eleanor (?).
Peggy Patricia Thomas - born 23 September 1922.
Joan Joy May - born 28 May 1925.
Sylvia Doreen - born 19 March 1930. (Family son Brian Crouch)
Coral Rosemarie

HAROLD WESTON THOMAS - born at Broadstairs on 17 June 1901. He 14 February 1927 married Lily Valentine Saffery on 14 February 1927. Lily had been born on 14 February 1906. Harold died in 1960 and Lily in November 1987.

See chapter Harold and Lily Laslett of Broadstairs. (page 161 of Gordon's document)


HILDA MAY THOMAS - born at Broadstairs on 4 March 1906. Married name Webb. Died in 2000 and buried in the graveyard of St Peters with her parents.
Gordon Webb – Died 2000.
Glen Webb

(Family of Thomas and Kate Laslett.

1. Hilda Webb (daughter ) – Her husband was George Webb.

2. Coral Rosemarie granddaughter was born 25 September 1936.

3. Son Leonard’s wife was Rose Eleanor Bushell

4. Son Leonard died on 19 February 1975. He married Rose on 26 November 1921 in the
Holy Trinity Church, Thanet, Kent…

5. Granddaughter Peggy died in 1999

6. Granddaughter Joan died in 1962.)

Info: Brian Crouch