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John Tye

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John Tye (c1829-1884), Millwright of Lincoln.

1851 Mention. John Tye, Millwright, Grantham Street, Lincoln.[1]

1857 January 18th. Married at Lincoln to Ann Brand

1857. Mention. John Tye, Millwright, Brassfounder, Brayford Wharf, Lincoln.[2]

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.[3]

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,...'[4]

1863. Mention. John Tye, St. Mark's iron Works, Brayford Wharf, Lincoln.[5]

1867 Won a prize for horse-powered stone grinding mill at the Royal Agricultural Society's meeting[6]

1870. Mention. John Tye, of the City of Lincoln, Millwright.[7]

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.'[8]

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Sources of Information

  1. Stamford Mercury - Friday 07 November 1851
  2. Stamford Mercury - Friday 05 June 1857
  3. 1861 Census
  4. The London Gazette Publication date:20 February 1863 Issue:22709 Page:905
  5. Stamford Mercury - Friday 09 October 1863
  6. The Times, Jul 18, 1867
  7. The London Gazette Publication date:2 September 1870 Issue:23653 Page:4060
  8. Stamford Mercury - Friday 05 November 1875