Timothy Spall’s Christmas Family Tree

Thomas, Sarah and their children were forced into the workhouse, and indeed two sons, Joseph and William were born there.

The Foreman Family History Part 2

It is most likely that Thomas used his smithing skills on the railways, given that he lived in between The London Chatham & Dover Railworks, and The London and South Western Railworks, with several rail lines clattering alongside the streets he lived in.