Thomas Bebbbington married Rebecca Tuddenham on 5 July 1866 at St John's Church, Failsworth. Thomas was 26 at the time, the son of John, an engineer. Rebecca was 28, the daughter of John, a gamekeeper.
Thomas was born in Tyldesley c1840, the son of John and Ellen who were living in Prestwich in 1881. John was born in Northwich c1813/14 and Ellen was also born in Cheshire, c1820.
Thomas was still living in Failsworth in 1901, and working as a joiner, His son, John William was a railway worker, married to Ellen and also living in Failsworth. John was born c1867 and his wife was born in Bolton c1871. John and Ellen (nee Farnworth), who married in Prestwich in 1890, had at least 3 children: John, Alfred and Daniel.
Thomas had a brother Samuel, a gardener, formerly a fireman, also born in Tyldesley, who lived in Prestwich in 1881. Samuel, who was born c1845 married Lettice Pearson age 21, the daughter of Thomas, a farmer, on 22 November 1869, also at St John's Church, Failsworth. They had at least 3 children: Herbert Henry, Thomas Pearson(died in infancy) and John. Herbert married Susannah Grundy at St Mark's Church, Worsley in 1892.