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Alfred Tylor

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Alfred Tylor, geologist

1824 Born son of Joseph Tylor, brass founder, and his wife, Harriett

c.1840 Joined the family business on his father's early death but also continued his studies.

Took major part in running the business (presumably what became J. Tylor and Sons)/

1850 Married Isabella Harris of Stoke Newington

1851 Alfred was a brazier. Birth of son Joseph John Tylor in Stoke Newington[1]

1857 His daughter Alberta was born[2]

1862 Birth of daughter Isabella Mc'Ivor[3]

1871 Brassfounder, living in Carshalton, with Isabella Taylor (sic) 48, Joseph John Taylor 21, Juliet Mary 18, Alfred Edward 15, Helena Louisa 13, Isabella McIvor 8, Mary Delamere 5[4]

Also devoted himself to studies of anatomy and geology

Presented 17 papers to the Royal Society

Wrote several books

1875 Brassfounder and engineer, living in Carshalton[5]

1884 Living in Carshalton.[6] Died shortly after returning from a trip to USA

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. 1851 census
  2. Parish records
  3. Parish records
  4. 1871 census
  5. baptism of Alberta
  6. National Probate Calendar
  • Biography in the DNB