|Thomas Henry Brinsmead|
Thomas Henry Brinsmead, the eldest son of Hugh Brinsmead and Ellen Pacey was born in 1862.
He lived in St Marys with his parents until 1883. He learnt the printing trade working in the offices of the St Marys' newspaper, The Argus, under the direction of J.J. Crabbe.
From St. Marys, Thomas Henry moved to Toronto, where he worked as a mechanical superintendent in a large printing job office - the Imrie firm of 31 Church Street, Toronto.
In Toronto, he married Matilda McMaster of Orangeville, Ontario. They had six children:
One of his sons has "gone West" so, in 1914, the family moved west again, this time to Loverna, Saskatchewan, a small town on the Saskatchewan - Alberta border. A relative wrote an account of their time there. There he ran the Boarderline Budget.
In 1934 he and his wife retired to Camrose, Alberta to live near his son Robert. Thomas died on July 19th,1939 and his wife Matilda died six days later on July 25th. They are buried in the cemetery in Camrose.