Thomas Studley appeared on the 1891 census. He was living at Caedia, Overton with his family. The head of the household was Edward Grover Studley, 26 a farmer. His wife was Mary Elizabeth Studley 24. Their listed children were Arthur 3, Lilian 2 and Thomas 7 months. There were four employed workers resident in the household.(two men who worked on the farm and two female servants).
The census of 1901 finds Thomas recorded at the home of his Uncle Thomas Williams who was a butcher on Whitchurch Road in Bangor on Dee. Listed in the household were Margaret Williams (wife) and their two children Elsie 11 and Herbert 10. Thomas Studley was their nephew aged 10. There were two resident workers.
So far it has not proved possible to find Thomas Studley or his family on the 1911 census. He would have been 20. (Possibly already in the arrmy)
UK Soldiers Who Died in The Great War 1914-19 accessible on www.ancestry.co.uk confirms the regimental details above and adds that he enlisted in Chester.
There is an index card for Thomas Studley in The Flintshire Roll of Honour at The County Record Office in Hawarden. The address given is ‘the Village’ Bangor. The regimental details above are confirmed. It adds that he served from August 1914 and was Killed in Action on the 30th November 1917 in Egypt.