Thomas George Stemp

Thomas Stemp Born: George Thomas Stemp, 1851, Lambeth, London, England (Jan-Mar 1851, Vol.4, p.284)
Baptized: George Thomas Stemp, 9 March 1851, Kennington (near Lambeth), London (Father: Thomas Stemp; Mother: Eliza)
Baptized: 9 March 1851, Parish of St Mark, Notting Hill, Borough: Kensington and Chelsea, County: Middlesex
Parents: Thomas Stemp (Parcel Carrier) and Eliza Stemp (nee Cook, according to birth certificate info)
Married: Mary Jane Turner, 27 November 1870, Tower Hamlets, Middlesex (Oct-Dec 1870, Bethnal Green, London, Vol.1C, p.748)
Children: Florence Stemp, 14 December 1876, Camberwell, London (Middlesex), England
Widowed: Mary Jane (Turner) Stemp had died by 1891
Address: 2 Grange Park, Thornton Heath (Croydon) (1891, 1892)
    32 Lower Church Street, South Croydon (1907)
Married: Annie Morris (nee Whybrew), 19 November 1892, Croydon, Surrey, England (Vol.2A, p.537)
Children: May Stemp, 8 May 1893
Occupation: Policeman (force number 54557) from 7 August 1871 to 5 October 1896
Detective police sergeant (1891), Police Sergeant (1892), Railway detective (1901), Police Sergeant Pensioned (1907)
Died: 6 April 1907 (aged 56), 32 Lower Church Street, South Croydon, London, England (Apr-Jun 1907, Vol.2A, p.155)
    Died from pulmonary tuberculosis
Buried: Croydon Cemetery, England

Thomas Stemp was a Scotland Yard detective. He was born in Lambeth, and his father's name was Thomas. He was a widower, aged 41 years and 9 months, when he married Annie Morris, who was 31 years and 10 months old.
The marriage certificate seems to have slightly incorrect ages listed for Thomas (43) and Annie (30), that do not match with birth certificates or census information.
The marriage and death certificates, and the 1891 and 1901 census information are all certain. The birth certificate is very likely to be his, as it seems correct in all respects, other than it lists his name as George Thomas Stemp.


Birth certificate for George Thomas Stemp (PDF)
Parents of George Thomas Stemp (PDF)
Possible signature of Thomas George Stemp (1871)
Police joining record for Thomas George Stemp (1871)
Police departure for Thomas George Stemp (1896)
1891 Census image for Thomas Stemp (Annie Morris, neighbour)
Marriage certificate (Annie Morris)
1901 Census image for Thomas Stemp
Death certificate for Thomas George Stemp (PDF)
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