Thomas Easton was born at 49 Campbell Street, the fourth son of Alexander, a blacksmith / gratefitter / smith foreman and Frances Connachie. He had five brothers and two sisters. The family home was in Alma St, Falkirk. He worked in a local foundry. Easton was a talented photographer, taking many photographs of his family and friends and documenting the town of Falkirk. He moved to 40 Watson St in 1919 and died in in the infectious Diseases Hospital, Falkirk in 1956. He never married, and lived with his sisters Isabella (Bella) and Elisabeth.