Thomas Wayte1

#12331, (circa 1770-before 18 November 1837)
ChartsWayte Family - descendants
Mike Hill - ancestors
Last Edited12 Dec 2021
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Thomas' signature from his 1823 will
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Thomas Wayte was born circa 1770.1

Thomas Wayte married Mary (?) circa 1790.1

Thomas and Mary (?) became the parents of Mary Wayte circa 1794 at Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire.1,2,3,4

A Thomas Wayte of Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, was assessed with a tax bill of 2 shillings for the following year for his position on the East side of High Street.5 Thomas Wayte was perhaps a book binder/printer, as there were books published by a Thomas Wayte at this time in 1812 at Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire. He was a printer in May 1823.6 Thomas lived in May 1823 at Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire.6

He made a will on 20 May 1823. His daughter Susannah was named as the sole benficiary, but several lines of the will were redacted. His son Thomas Wayte was named as the sole executor.6

A Thomas Wayte was listed as a Bookseller and Stationer, also operating a circulating library in Market Street, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire.7 Thomas Wayte was a bookseller in April 1833.8 Thomas and Mary lived in April 1833 at Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire.8

Thomas died before 18 November 1837.6

His will was probated on 18 November 1837 at London.6


1798Note memo only CR CRBurton upon Trent, Staffordshire5
1812OccupationBurton upon Trent, Staffordshire
1823ResidenceBurton upon Trent, Staffordshire6
1828Note memo only CR CRMarket Street, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire7
1833ResidenceBurton upon Trent, Staffordshire8


Mary (?) (c 1770-)


  1. [S463] Family Search (A service provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) ( Burton-upon-Trent, Stafford Indexing project (batch) number: C16621-2, System origin: England-EASy, Source film number: 1278995.
  2. [S463] Family Search (A service provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) ( Burton-upon-Trent, Stafford Indexing project (batch) number: C3333-3, System origin: England-ODM, Source film number: 417178.
  3. [S510] FreeBMD ( Stockport Dec Qtr Vol 8a p.1.
  4. [S393] National Census for England, 1881 (online image) Registration district: Stockport, Sub-registration district: Marple, Piece: 3465, Folio: 134,
    Page Number: 24 (
  5. [S1101] UK, Land Tax Redemption, 1798 Thomas Wayte Burton-upon-Trent page 41.
  6. [S781] England & Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, Name: Thomas Wayte; Probate Date: 18 Nov 1837; Residence: Burton Upon Trent, Staffordshire, England.
  7. [S778] Pigots Directory,Leicestershire, England (various dates), 1828 p.474.
  8. [S542] The Staffordshire Advertiser, Stafford, Staffordshire, England, Saturday 20 April 1833 p.3.
  9. [S864] E-mails from Carole Knight Baker to Tim Hill, 2015- 'WAYTE families query' - 10 March 2015 at 01:05.