Thomas Nevill Cannon 17
- Born: 6 February 1864, Bexley, Kent
- Marriage: Clara Amy Lucas on 4 July 1896 in St. Mary's, Bexley
- Died: 4 August 1932, Mount Eagle, Bexley, Kent aged 68
From The Times, August 9, 1932
Mr. Thomas Nevill Cannon, of Mount Eagle, Bexley, Kent, died at his
home on August 4, in his sixty-ninth year. He was the eldest
surviving son of Stephen Cannon, the founder of the firm of Cannon and
Gaze, of which he became chairman, and was a prominent figure in the
flour milling industry. He was chairman of the London Flour Millers'
Association in 1913 and 1931, and a member of the Councils of the
National Association of British and Irish Millers and of the Flour
Milling Employers' Federation. He was also a member of the Kent
County Council and of the Kent Education Committee, chairman of Erith
Hospital, and a member of the Committee of the Alexandra Hospital for
Children, and of the Council of the Anglo-Belgian Union. During the
War he held a commission in the Home Forces, and for many years held
high rank in the Boys' Brigade. His untiring work for the Belgian
refugees made him many friends both at home and abroad. But he will
be remembered best for his kindness to all, and they were many, who
came to him with their troubles.
Noted events in his life were:
1. He appeared on the census in 1871 in Bexley, Kent.
2. He appeared on the census in 1891 in Heathcroft, Avenue Road, Bexlely, Kent.
3. Census UK 1901: 1901, Mount Eagle, Bexley, Kent.
4. Census UK 1911: 1911, Mount Eagle, Bexley, Kent. 10
5. He had an estate probated on 15 November 1932 in Probate Division Of His Majest.
Thomas married Clara Amy Lucas, daughter of Mr. Lucas and Unknown, on 4 July 1896 in St. Mary's, Bexley. (Clara Amy Lucas was born in 1865 in Bexley, Kent and died on 30 June 1923 in Bexley, Kent 13.)