Constantia's grandfather- Mill Owner William Snape
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Go to transcription of Robert's Will.

This will dated 14/2/1805, approved 17/4/1821.


William: beneficiary of Thomas Tunaley Snr.'s Will

This document obtained and transcribed by Paul Tunaley

Beneficiaries of William Tunaley's Will

(This document obtained and transcribed by Marcus Tunaley)

Transcript of Henry Tunaley's will.

(This document obtained and transcribed by Marcus Tunaley)




Thomas Tunaley Snr


b. 1772.

m. Elizabeth Potter,


Thomas d. Derby, 10 September, 1848.


1851 census (2 years after Thomas Snr. died) has William with his wife and seven children living at 5 Market Place, Derby (although this could well be 5, Exeter Place, Derby - see 1861 census below). Previously (1841) Charles had been living at a less opulent Upper Brook St., Derby.

1861 Census has William, wife Ann and four children living at 5, Exeter Place, Derby, just across the River Derwent from the Market Place.

1871 Census-same address as 1861.

1881 Census - William and wife Ann had died three years previously (1878) and son Charles Tunaley is given as living at 3 Elm Street Derby, approximately a mile north of the Market Place.

Charles' occupation is given as blacksmith, indicating the dyeing business to have folded.

Son Henry is not mentioned in the 1881 or 1891 census records but reappears, married, in the 1891 census.





William Tunaley

(Master Dyer)

b. 1802, Derby.

m. Ann Freckleton, Derby 20-6-1830 (Ann c. Spondon, Derbyshire, 27-3-


William d. Derby 3-8-1878 (Ann also d. 1878).



Sarah Tunaley b. 1831

c. 30-4-1831, St. Werburgh, Derby

William Tunaley

c. 22/3/1834, St. Werburgh, Derby - d. 4/9/1861.

Lucy Maria Tunaley

bp. 12/12/1835, d. 1853, Derby.

Thomas Tunaley b. 21/2/1839, d. 24/3/1859 (gravestone seen in Uttoxeter Rd. Derby, cemetery).

In the book "The History and Directory of the Borough of Derby

(Intended As A Guide To Strangers Visiting the Town)"

By Stephen Glover

Published 1843

the residences and occupations of eight of the various Tunaleys are given as follows:

"Tunaley Edward, cabinet maker, Full Street.

Tunaley William, Silk Dyer, Upper Brook Street.

Tunaley Thos Snr., Silk Dyer, 4, Tenant Street.

Tunaley Thos Jnr. Silk Dyer 7, Derwent Street.

Tunaley Samuel, Silk Dyer 17, Derwent Row.

Tunaley Henry, Silk Dyer, Tenant Street.

Tunaley John, Silk Dyer, Tenant Street.

Tunaley Thos Snape, Dancing Master, Full Street."

(Thomas Snape Tunaley was son of Robert Tunaley d. 1820 with the Full

Street property rented out by Robert's widow, Constantia).



Elizabeth Potter


m. Thomas Tunaley Snr., 16-10-1795

Elizabeth d. Derby, 5

November 1843, aged 72






1851 Census has John Tunaley (who married Sarah Wood 1847) living at Full Street Derby, also close to the Market Place (see bottom centre panel)

In 1841, John had been living with his father Thomas Snr. at Tenant Street (for further information click here). here )

Samuel Tunaley is now ensconsed at Tenant Street with his wife Patience and family (previously living-1841- at Derwent Row, Derby). See also Henry Tunaley.

Edward Tunaley, occupation carpenter, is listed as at 69 Bridge Gate Derby, half a mile North of the Market Place.

Previously (1841) Edward had been listed as at Albion Place, Derby, a less than salubrious area. However, it is likely that this address was Edward's workplace rather than his residence (see bottom centre panel)











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