Marie Louise Bihet

Thomas family

in gratitude to cousin Millie for the information on this page

Marie Louise Bihet (b. 7.6.1889)  in St Martin, Jersey

Daughter of Pierre François Desiré Bihet (3.11.1857 - 3.1.1937)  &   Marie Ann Desiré Picot

Aged 11 at time of 1901 census, living with all her family in Crabby, St Annes, Alderney

Married Henry Thomas on 24 November 1909


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Louise served as a nurse with the Queen Alexandra Imperial Military Nursing Service during the Great War, whilst her husband served as a bombardier.

They had 8 children:

Henry George (b. 31.5.1910, d. 19.10.84) who married Eileen Tilly 3.6.1939 and had 2 children - Jan b. 1947 and Hugh b. 1953.  Hugh married Carol Sampson - twins Charlotte and Benjamin b.15.9.77.  Hugh remarried Tracey Tomlinson-Leah, son William 29.8.06.  Henry (Harry) served in the Royal Signals from 1925-1937 and again during WW2, surviving Dunkirk, North Africa & Italy, having joined the Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineers as a warrant officer.  Hugh served in the RAF for 38 years.

Millicent Grace (who provided most of this information)   b. 29.2.1912

Marie May  b. 2.9.1913 and d. 9.9.1913

Arthur Ernest  b. 22.9.1914  married Ivy May Hatton 5.4.1941 - one daughter Patricia Mary b. 1947

Olive Frances  b. 26.3.1918  married Ernest Eaves  9.11.1940  - children, Ernest b. 1942, Anne b. 1944, Franes b. 1947

Louise Elsie  b. 19.2. 1920  married John Wilson - 2 children  Arthur John b. 1949 and Peter John b.1960

John b. 25.11.1921  d.  9.4.1945

Marcelle  b. 25.6.1923 married Eric House - daughter Vivienne b. 1954



This information has not been updated for many many years, and eg. does not include grandchildren. 

Millie died 6 or 7 years ago.



Picture from 'A Fighting Family'

Ernest           Marcel George       Ada         Marie Louise          Justine           Jean           Constant         Arthur

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