The following information was sent to us by Keith Atkinson. There is a link to Keith's site on our home page.

Descendants of Thomas will, I’m sure, be interested to know that next week I will be unveiling a brass plaque (and a framed biography) in the reception area of Liberty Living Student Village, Great Shaw Street, Preston – which stands on the site of Thomas’s home (No. 12 Great Shaw Street) and his Patten Field Foundry.

Liberty Living have been very supportive of the project and pleased to assist in raising his profile in a very important place in their building by installing this permanent memorial to the man and his works