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Joseph Andrew Thompson                   1876-1918
Joseph Andrew was born 30 Nov 1876 of Robert Thompson and Georgiana Andrew, at Monkwearmouth. He married his cousin, Laurel Drummond D. Thompson, 27 April 1904, in Sunderland. He died at age 41 in a nursing home in Newcastle upon Tyne, 4 February 1918, and was buried at Mere Knolls Cemetery, Monkwearmouth.
Laurel Drummond D. Thompson       1882-1968
Laurel Drummond Douglas Thompson was born about 1882 of James Elliot Thompson and Isabella Borthwick Douglas. She died on 21 August 1968, at about age 86.
I have only identified one child:
  Joseph Philip Born 19 Apr 1906   Married Truda Tierkoff
Margaret Elizabeth ?

Birth of Parents
Joseph Andrews Thompson b: 30 Nov 1876   c: 27 Dec 1876    Monkwearmouth Venerable Bede Parish
son of Robert and Georgiana Thompson of Ravensworth Terrace, shipbuilder
1877 1Q Sunderland 10a 709

Laurel Drummond Douglas Thompson b: abt 1882   Monkwearmouth
3rd daughter of James Elliot Thompson and Isabella Borthwick Douglas
1882 2Q Sunderland 10a 636

27 Apr 1904
Joseph Andrew Thompson
Laurel Drummond Douglas Thompson
Christ Church, Bishopwearmouth       1904 2Q Sunderland 10a 1129
Bachelor, Shipbuilder, Over Dinsdale Hall, Father: Robert Thompson, Shipbuilder
Spinster, Thornhill Park, Father: James Elliot Thompson, Shipbuilder
after Banns, Wit: J. E. Thompson, Robert Thompson, R. Norman Thompson, Olive Thompson, May Thompson

Joseph Philip Thompson b: 19 Apr 1906  c: 29 May 1906                Christ Church, Bishopwearmouth
son of Joseph Andrew and Laurel Thompson, West Lawn, Shipbuilder   1906 2Q Sunderland 10a 681

1911 Census RG14-130 3 April 1911 Sunderland, County Durham
12 West Lawn   (9 Rooms)
Joseph A. Thompson
Laurel D. (Wife)
Joseph Philip (Son)
Plus 3 Servants
Age 34
Age 29
Age 5
Rep. for Darlington Forge Co. Sunderland
30 Nov 1876
abt 1882
19 Apr 1906
Laurel had One child, and he is still living.

 4 February 1918      DEATH
The death occurred in a nursing home in Newcastle, this morning, of Mr. Joseph Andrew Thompson, of East Boldon House, member of the firm of Messers. J. L. Thompson and Sons, Shipbuilders, North Sands, Sunderland. Deceased, who was 41 years of age had been in ill health for some time, was the son of the late Mr. Robert Thompson, Langholm Towers, and Over Dinsdale, near Darlington. He leaves his widow, the daughter of the late Mr. J. E. Thompson of Thornhill Park, Sunderland, and a young son. His funeral fixed for Wednesday first, the interment to be in the Mere Knolls Cemetery, Monkwearmouth.
Joseph A. Thompson Age 41 1Q 1918 Newcastle T 10b 125
          Over Dinsdale - On the River Tees, just south of Middleton-St. George, 4½ miles ESE of Darlington.

Summary of the Will of Mr. Joseph Andrew Thompson
of East Boldon House, Sunderland, County Durham

Trustees and Executors:
1876 - 1918       Dated 20 March 1907
(His estate totaled £ 37,407 1s 3d)
Wife Laurel, brother John Wylie, and friend Herbert Watson.
Wife:  Laurel Drummond Douglas Thompson The annual income from the Trust Estate, until death or remarriage.
Children:  Any and all After death or remarriage of wife, the annual income from the Trust Estate equally divided, except that the male children receive twice the amount as the female children.
My surviving brothers and sistersIf no surviving child, then all above, in equal shares
Codicil to Will
Dated 16 January 1913
Add a Trustee and Executor:
Leonard Scott Iliff, Sunderland, Solicitor


BORN NOV. 30TH 1876
DIED FEB. 4TH 1918

Laurel Drummond Douglas Thompson Died 21 Aug 1968, abt Age 86,                       1968 3Q Ampthill 4a 7
Residence: The Red House, Aspley, Guise, Ampthill, Bedfordshire

Summary of the Will of Laurel Drummond Douglas Thompson
care of Martins Bank Limited,
153 Sloane Street, S.W.1, in the County of London

Trustees and Executors:
1882 - 1968       Dated 20 March 1907
(Her estate totaled £ 941 9s 0d)

Francis George Ronald Jordan, of 8 Queen Anne Street, Portland Place, London W.1., and
Alexander John Rennie Izat, of Comfrey Coneyhurst Billingshurst, Sussex
Daughter-in-law  Margaret Elizabeth Thompson my Canadian sable cape and my silver powder box,
Funds as specified in the "Mr. and Mrs. Thompson Settlement".
Grandson  David a signet ring inscribed with the Thompson Crest, to be given on his eighteenth birthday,
The balance of my residuary estate for his benefit and pleasure, until his 21st birthday, whereupon he should receive the entire balance, if any.
Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Officers Assoc. If my grandson David does not survive to his 21st birthday, the balance, if any, for the benefit of WW II Officers in need.
Signet ring with Thompson Crest