Mary Louisa Tyas (1865-1936) née Kenworthy


Mary Louisa Kenworthy was born 1865 in Lockwood, the daughter of James Kenworthy[1] and his wife Emma (née Whiteley).

The 1871 Census lists her residing with her parents at Prospect Place on Hanson Lane, Lockwood.

She married Abraham Lee Tyas on 7 April 1887 at Lockwood Baptist Chapel. The couple had six children, although the name of one was not found during research:

  • Winifred Tyas — died in infancy
  • Roland Tyas (1892-1892)[2]
  • Geoffrey Kenworthy Tyas (1895-1959)[3]
  • John Martin Tyas (1897-1959)[4]
  • James Ronald Tyas (1899-1995)[5]

Abraham Lee Tyas died in 1930, aged 73. Mary Louisa Tyas died in 1936, aged 71, in Keighley. Both were buried at Lane Side Cemetery, Kirkheaton.

Notes and References

  1. James Kenworthy was born around 1828 in Saddleworth. He worked as a machine maker (1871 Census), commercial traveller (1881 Census) and railway wagon builder (1891 Census). He was very likely the same James Kenworthy who was the chairman of the Lockwood Mechanics' Institute in the 1860s. He also served as a member of the Huddersfield Board of Guardians in the 1890s.
  2. Died on 6 March 1892, aged 5 days old. Buried 7 March at Christ Church, Linthwaite.
  3. Born 18 June 1895. Studied at Beulah Road Boys School, Croyden, Surrey, circa 1904. Worked as a textile designer. Lived at 12 Westminster Drive and later 18 Arthurs Avenue, Harrogate. Died on 3 August 1959 at Leeds General Infirmary. Probate granted to Phillip Lee Tyas (company director), John Stephen Tyas (fruiterer) and Patrick Reginald Tyas (sales representative).
  4. Studied at Ecclesbourne Road Infants School, Croydon, Surrey, circa 1904. Married Lily Crosby in 1919 at Winchester, Hampshire. Died 21 November 1959 in Whaley Bridge, Derbyshire. Probate was granted to his widow, Lily.
  5. Fought during the First World War in the Duke of Wellington's (West Riding). Married Doris Crick. Lived at Grovelands Road, Purley, Surrey, and was convicted in 1852 of stealing £6844 from his employer (B.O.A.C.) and sentenced to 7 years. Died in West Sussex.

Mary Louisa Tyas (1865-1936) née Kenworthy


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