Thomas was born in England.
- [S1773] John Insley Coddington, John Porter of Windsor Conn., and his parents: further notes, The records from St. Mary the Virgin, Little Baddow were researched and transcribed by the Rev. Jesse Berridge and sent his work to the author on 19 March 1941. He worked on this project between the hours of 2 am to 8 am as those were the hours he was on duty as an Air Raid Warden. - www.americanancestors.org.