Died 12 December 1935 aged 72, of Blackburn Rd. Rishton
Thomas played for Enfield Cricket Club rather than Rishton, from 1892 to 1912, scoring 9,150 runs and taking 1,450 wickets at an average of 8.80 runs each.
He also played for Lancashire, his best performance being 7 for 25 against Middlesex in 1898.
A Hyndburn Chronology by Paul Ladham