- 11 March
- 22 November as one of the 85 Martyrs of England, Scotland and Wales
- 29 October as one of the Martyrs of Douai
Studied and was ordained at Rheims, France. Returned to England in 1588 to minister to covert Catholics. He travelled by night, hid by day, and served his flock for decades. Betrayed to the authorities, he was arrested along with the family who was hiding him. Martyred for the crime of priesthood. One of the 85 Martyrs of England, Scotland and Wales.
- Menthorpe, North Yorkshire, England
- “Blessed Thomas Atkinson“. CatholicSaints.Info. 11 March 2015. Web. 1 May 2016. <>