Thomas Joseph Bretland b 1891
Thomas emigrated to America July 25 1921 aboard the SS Baltic to Ellis island. Shown in the ships manifest as Manifest no 0009. married to Dorothy age 26 also shown as arriving the same day. A Leslie Bretland age 1 is likely to be the son.
His passage was paid for by his brother Alfred Charles Bretland who lived at that time at 330 summit Av. Troy, Ohio
Later children Joan b 1922, Ronald b 1920?
The date for Ronald needs to be checked as it doesn’t match with immigration date.
Dorothy died 1963 in Ohio
Leslie b 10 Jan 1920 d 25 Sept 2000
Dorothy’s parents were Herbert Turner and Elizabeth Rodgers
Thomas was baptised in St. Patricks church Park Place Toxteth Liverpool
This large chapel stands officially on Park Place and was built between 1821 and 1827 to designs by John Slater. The statue of St Patrick on the front originally came from the St Patrick Insurance Company in Dublin, and was presented to the church when the company was wound up.
St Patrick's has become a famous and much loved Park Road landmark.
Baptism Registers started in 1827
Marriage Registers started in 1827