I have just recently started gathering information on my family from family members. This is what I have so far. My grandfather is Thomas George Tonks (DOB:1926 Sept. 6). His father was William John? TONKS (DOB: 1899 Aug. 14) Westham District, England.Died 1977 Feb. 26 Ingersoll, Ontario, Canada.He married Gladys Cheetham (DOB:Unsure...I have 1896 and 1902 in England)She died October 22, 1976 Ingersoll, Ontario, Canada.They were married 1921 June 18 in Ingersoll, Ontario, Canada.William's parents:George Thomas Frederick Tonks and Florence Violet Kellridge?His info:DOB:1873 England, married 1897 Sept. 4 Homerton, London, England, died 1946 Sept. 19?.Florence's info:DOB:1878 Dec. 17 England, married 1897 Sept. 4, died 1943 Jan. 24. George's parents:Thomas Guinnett? Tonks DOB:1829 June 14 England, married 1853 May 15, Surrey, England, died 1907 Feb 28.Martha Sarah Matthews DOB:1833 Feb 22, married 1853 May 15, Surrey, England, died 1883 June 12. Thomas Guinnett's parents:William Tonks DOB:1808 March 20, married 1828 Nov 23, Hales Owen, England, died ?Mary Guinnett Haynes DOB:1809 October 17, married 1828 Nov 23, Hales Owen, England, died ?. William Tonks' parents:William Tonks DOB:1779 July 13, married 1802 June 24 Aston, England, died ?.His wife Mary ? DOB:1779 September 28, married 1802 June 24, Aston, England, died ?.
I am told that my family was part of brass factory in the Birmingham area.William Tonks & Sons I believe.