Thomas Tunaley : beneficiary of Henry Tunaley's will 1874 - click here


Edward Tunaley


b. 1806

m. Mary Ann Coxon, Sheffield, 1842.

Records indicate that Edward married Mary Ann only after the birth of their sixth child (see also Thomas Tunaley Jnr.)

Edward d. 9-3-1865.



1871 census:

Thomas married for a second time, would have been living in some degree of poverty with his family at 38, Willow Row, Derby, part of an area known as the Derby West End notorious for its grim living conditions. Remarkably this area was regarded as a slum even in the nineteenth century. Thomas and wife Elizabeth both listed as "French Polishers".

1881 census:

Thomas and his family have moved to Nottingham and most are living at 38, Stanhope St., Nottingham St. Mary (see panel right). This movement would be compatible with Thomas having received his share of Henry's estate (see panel top). Thomas still listed as a "French Polisher".




Thomas Tunaley


b. Derby, 1841.

bp. 8 August, 1841, St. Peter's Church, Derby.

m(1): Elizabeth Shaw, Nottingham, 18-10-1860

(Elizabeth b. Nottingham 1840).

m(2): Married again to Elizabeth Smith, St. Paul's,

Derby, 1863 (this Elizabeth born Belper 1842).


Thomas d. Nottingham, 1909, aged 67 years.


Sarah Ann b. Derby, 1867.
Florence A . Tunaley b. Nottingham, 1882, m. Nottingham, 1907.



Mary Ann Coxon


b. 1813, Derby.

m. Edward Tunaley, Sheffield, 1842.

Mary d. 1856, Derby.



1881 census:

Henry, Thomas' first son, aged 20, living at 24, Stanhope St, Nottingham St. Mary (parents living at No. 38).

Occupation given as lace maker.

1891 census:

Family now given as living at 34, Stanhope St.

Florence aged 9. Albert listed as "skinner", Eliza as "cotton winder". Thomas' first 5 children have all left home.

1901 census:

Thomas aged 59 and Elizabeth aged 58 now have only Florence aged 19 living with tham. Florence listed as "cotton winder".





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