Taylor Dyson (1882-1957)
Taylor Dyson was a historian and academic, and was the headmaster of the King James Grammar School in Almondbury from 1913 to 1945.
He married Ethel Matilda Langley, daughter of commercial traveller Frank Thomas Langley and his wife Matilda, on 28 July 1910 at St Matthew, Northampton. The couple had two known children:
At the time of the 1911 Census, he was a secondary schoolmaster residing at 144 Hucknall Road, Carrington, Nottingham.
After retiring in 1945 from the position of Headmaster of King James Grammar School in Almondbury, he moved to Christchurch, Hampshire.
In 1954, he donated his library to King James Grammer School. In February 2010, the collection was deposited in the University of Huddersfield's Archives.
Taylor Dyson died aged 75 on 11 April 1957 and Ethel Dyson died on 1 June 1972.
- Almondbury and its Ancient School (1926) by Taylor Dyson
- The History of Huddersfield and District: From the Earliest Times Down to 1932 (1932) by Taylor Dyson
- Place Names and Surnames: Their Origin and Meaning (1944) by Taylor Dyson
- The History of Huddersfield and District: From the Earliest Times Down to 1951 (1951) by Taylor Dyson
Notes and References
- Lister Dyson was born 20 November 1833 at Kirkburton. He married twice and died on 21 June 1907 at Diggle.
- "The Taylor Dyson Library" in The Almondburian (July 2010).
- Born 2 May 1887 in Northampton.
- Born in Nottingham. Married William A. Law in 1939 in Huddersfield. Died in North Yorkshire.
- Born 1920 in the Huddersfield area. Died 6 February 1946 at Dumfries Military Hospital.
- "New Dramatic Society Formed in Huddersfield" in Leeds Mercury (21/Mar/1927).