1886 Oct 16. Born Bolton, Lancs
1891 census at Church St, Little Bolton,
1901 census at 40, Portugal Street, Bolton
1904 Jan 4. Gains 2nd Mate's Cert.
1911 census not in UK - I assume at sea.
1915 Oct 16. Marriage: Castle Street Wesleyan Church, Bolton, Lancs. Thomas Swain Hinde - 29, First Mate (Mercantile Marine) Bachelor of 18 Portugal Street, Bolton and Mary Twyford - 26 School Teacher Spinster of 75 Hilden Street, Bolton Groom's Father: Thomas Matthew Hinde, Deceased, Master Joiner Bride's Father: Samuel Twyford, Warehouseman Witness: Sydney Twyford; Eleanora Hinde Married by Certificate
1915 Oct 17.Temporary commissions in the Royal Naval Reserve have been issued as follows. Sub.Lt , Thomas Swain Hinde.
Naval Reserve Record
1917 Oct 13. Promoted Lt RNR
1920 Oct 28 Joined ADRIC with service no 897. Posted to A Coy
1920 Nov 12. On a raid
1921 Apr 6 Posted to Q Coy
1921 Apr 16 Promoted Section Leader
1921 Aug 23. Permitted to resign on compassionate grounds.
1924 Jan 15. The family leave UK for New Zealand.
1935 to 1963 On New Zealand Electoral Rolls. Latterly as "tramway employee"
1944 Apr 26 His son was killed in WW2. RNZAF. Thomas Hinde was Son of Thomas Swain Hinde and Mary Hinde; husband of Linda Beryl Hinde, of Petone, Wellington, New Zealand