Thomas Edward Beevor, born in 1880 in Marylebone, he was the son of Francis Beevor a Boot and Shoe repairer and Mary Ann Beevor, the fifth child in a family of nine children, three of whom died during childhood.
1891 Census records Thomas aged 10, at school, living with his parents, brothers Francis 20, George 16, Joseph 13, sisters Mary 18, Emily 8, Susan 6 and Olivia 1, in Charles Lane, St Marylebone, Lon/Middx.
The census of 1911 shows Thomas employed as a gardener’s assistant. Still living at home with his parents, sisters Emily and Susan at 64 Cochrane Street, St Johns Wood.
On 26 December 1912 he married Alice Maud Bradley the daughter of Walter Edwin Bradley, a retired Civil Servent, at All Saints Church, St John’s Wood, London.