To Jenny Smith who, as leader of the U3A Cirencester, Family History Group, stopped me going up so many blind alleys and pointed me in the right direction in my early days.

To Mike Tovey, who was giving family history advice at Cirencester's library and, in particular, helped me to break down my first 'brick wall' and suggested I looked to Pateley Bridge for further information.

To Cheltenham Family History Centre for obtaining specific microfilms and giving advice for reading and transcribing data from them.

To Paul Featherstone and Christopher Gray and the rest of the Guild of One-Name Studies Members' Websites Project team for their pioneering work and making this website possible and available. for allow us to quote the World distribution of Tomlins on this website. Due acknowledgement is given. for allowing use of their “British 19th Century Surname Atlas” for generating the UK maps for this site. Due acknowledgement is given.