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John Tye (c1829-1884), Millwright of Lincoln.
1857 January 18th. Married at Lincoln to Ann Brand
1861 Living at 6 St. Mark's Lane, Lincoln: John Tye (age 32 born Lincoln), Engineer and Millwright employing 12 men. With his wife Ann Tye (age 37 born Sandfields, Nott.) and their two sons John Henry Tye (age 1 born Lincoln) and Charles Albert Tye (age 3 weeks born St. Mark's, Lincoln). One Lodger. One servant.
1863 Debtor. '...Name and description of the Debtor, as in the Deed - John Tye, of the city of Lincoln, Millwright and Brass Founder, of the first part. The names and descriptions of the Trustees or other parties to the Deed, not including the Creditors — Michael Penistan, of the said city of Lincoln, Iron Founder, and William Reeve, of the said city of Lincoln, Plumber and Glazier, Trustees, of the second part; and the several person;, creditors of the said John Tye, of the third part,...'
1867 Won a prize for horse-powered stone grinding mill at the Royal Agricultural Society's meeting
1875 Premises for sale. 'St MARK'S, LINCOLN. To be SOLD by PRIVATE CONTRACT ENGINEERING and MILLWRIGHT'S WORKS, conveniently situated in St. Mark's, Lincoln, formerly occupied Mr. John Tye, and now by Hall and Co. The Works are very extensive, and are replete with all necessary Machinery. Arrangements can made for immediate possession, thereby securing to purchaser a good business; which is now being carried on the premises.'