Family Group Sheet
Family Group Sheet
NameThomas (William) Croil, GG Grandfather
Death28 Feb 1874, Balmory Hall, Rothesay, Isle of Bute, Scotland
ResidenceBalmory Hall, Rothesay, Isle of Bute, Scotland
OccupationWest India spice merchant in Trinidad and Glasgow, Scotland
Note 1CAL has a number of his possessions including his brass and mahogany ship’s telescope made by ‘Gardener & Co, Glasgow’, a leather writing wallet, a gold and pearl tie pin, a silver wine taster dated 1787, etc.
Note 2He built Balmory Hall on the Island of Bute in Scotland when he married his second wife who may have lent her name ‘Mary’ to the Gaelic name ‘Balmory’.
Flags***, Croil
FatherWilliam (Thomas) Croil (1784-1852)
Other spousesMargaret Murray
Marriage1860, Cork, Ireland
SpouseMary Gordon Heron THOMSON, GG Grandmother
MemoAccording to the Croil family tree.
Deathaft 1906
MemoSince her son does not record her death in his tree of 1906.
Residenceaft 1860, Balmory Hall, Rothesay, Isle of Bute, Scotland
Note 1Heron or Herron? She may still have been living in 1906 since her death is not recorded by her son when he drew his family ‘tree’.
Note 2Her beautiful brass-bound burr-walnut dressing box with silver-topped fittings (engraved “M.G.H.T. 1860”) has survived. Was this an engagement gift from Thomas (seeing that it is not inscribed with her married name initials?
Note 3She was the youngest daughter of the late John Johnston Thomson, a banker of Bandon. Her sister Agnes married a William A. Treacy, a surveyor of West Riding, Co Cork.
Note 4CAL has a number of her possessions including a gold mourning and ring, her dressing box and a banknote issued by her father’s bank Provincial Bank of Ireland (Bandon).
FatherJohn Johnston THOMSON (?-ca1862)
Birth25 Apr 1862, Balmory Hall, Rothesay, Isle of Bute, Scotland
Death8 Oct 1892
Birth29 Sep 1863, Balmory Hall, Rothesay, Isle of Bute, Scotland
SpouseJames Mathew Tracy (?-?)
Married MemoElizabeth married her maternal cousin.
ChildrenGeorge Dillon Croil (James) (1893-1930)
 Eileen Mary Croil (James) (1895-1968)
3 MThomas (Thomas) Croil, G Grandfather
Birth12 Apr 1865, Balmory Hall, Rothesay, Isle of Bute, Scotland
Death14 May 1942, Summerland, BC, Canada
SpouseChristian Chivas (George) Mitchell , G Grandmother (1866-~1947)
Marriage12 Apr 1887, Aberdeen, Scotland
ChildrenGladys Mitchell (Thomas) (1888-~1974)
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