Thomas Tunaley Snr
m. Elizabeth Potter.
Thomas d. Derby, 10 September, 1848.
Samuel Walker Cox
b. 1809, Brailsford, Derbyshire.
Samuel: a considerable Derbyshire landowner.
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b. 1809, Derby
m. Samuel Walker Cox,
9-3-1838, The Old Church, St.Pancras, London.
Sarah d. 1866.
Samuel d. 30-8-1879
Samuel - Alderman and later Mayor of Derby (1870) - click here.
The following information kindly provided by Paul Tunaley: Census Records:
1871 Samuel Walker Cox, age 61, widower, living at The Cottage, Spondon:
"Merchant, Mayor of Derby". Also living there were sons Samuel R Cox, 27, wine
merchant, and Francis W Cox, 25, plus servants. Previous entry was for The
Hall, Spondon, at which William T Cox age 62, Landowner and JP for the
County and Borough of Derby, and his wife Maria were living. Also living
there were William T E Cox aged 29, Lead Merchant and JP for Borough of
Derby, and Ellen Catherine Cox aged 30, plus servants.
Either William Cox born 1742 or his father William Cox was the entrepreneur
who made his fortune from lead refining and later land ownership. William also
founded the firms Cox & Malin and Cox & Bowring, noted wines and spirits
merchants. He also built the shot tower in Derby in 1809.
m. Thomas Tunaley Snr. 16-
Elizabeth d. Derby, 5
November 1843, aged 72
Sarah: beneficiary of Thomas
Tunaley Snr.'s will-
inheriting property in
Exeter Street, Derby.
Her husband, Samuel, already
a wealthy landowner.
The Cox Family -land owners
and lead miners- with
particular thanks to Paul W.
Tunaley for his research
work on this project and to
Jane Holmes of New Zealand
for further information.
Click on Samuel Walker Cox
in centre panel or here for
Samuel, Alderman of Derby, becoming Mayor of Derby, November 9th, 1870.
Principal partner in W. Cox & Sons, bankers of Derwent St., Derby.
Partner in the firm of Cox Bros. of the Shot Tower and partner in the firm of Messrs. Smith, Cox and Co., cheese factors.