Thomas Eccles (1561 – 1618) was the 13th great-grandfather of Cometan, classified as one of Cometan’s distant paternal ancestors in the Taylor family line. Born in Wilmslow in Cheshire, Thomas is recorded as having been the son of Elizabeth Moreton (1533 – 1581) and to have married a lady named Elizabeth Kellsall (1560 – 1619). With Elizabeth, Thomas is registered as having raised at least one daughter named Katherine who had been born in 1593. Thomas is recorded as having died at the age of fifty-seven in Cheshire, England.
In Cometanic ancestry, Thomas is categorised as part of the 15th generation retrograde, classifying him as a distant ancestor of Cometan.