Birth date from 1901 census. The family was living in Artemesia, Grey South District, ON at the time. Their last name was spelled Bleakely in that census.
Thomas as listed as a mechanic living at Maxwell at the time of his marriage. Witnesses to the wedding were J. A. Lever and Maggie Blakey, both of Artemesia.
Listed in Artemesia, Grey East in 1911 census.