Photo and details courtesy of

Paul Tunaley

Tom Tunaley


b. 1856, Derby.

m. Elizabeth Ringer 1877, Derby.


Tom d. 1930, Derby.



Details courtesy of Paul Tunaley


William: served in the Royal Navy from 02 March 1911 until 01 March 1923, when he joined the RFR in Portsmouth. At the time he joined the Royal Navy, he was described as a Carter. After his military service, he worked for British Railways as a pattern maker until his retirement, after which he had a variety of part-time jobs right up to his death in 1973.


William served on several ships including the training establishments HMS Victory II (Crystal Palace) and HMS Vernon (Portsmouth), and battle cruisers HMS New Zealand, HMS Renown, HMS Sappho, HMS Invincible, HMS Leviathan, HMS Apollo, HMS Fox and HMS Antrim. His record shows that he was also stationed on Pembroke II, Columbine Vampire and Columbine Worcester, although no information regarding these vessels has yet been found. His wartime service was spent predominantly on board HMS Leviathan, which had been deployed in the Russo Japanese War in 1905-6. During World War 1, it was part of the 6 th cruiser squadron, Grand Fleet, 5 th cruiser squadron (Dec 1914), 6 th cruiser squadron (Jan 1915) and was deployed in North America and the West Indies station as a flagship.




William Henry Tunaley


b. 1891, St. Peters, Derby.

m. Gladys Loxley, 1920.

(Gladys b. 1896, Derby, d. 1969, Derby.)


William d. 1973, Derby.



Gladys Tunaley b. Derby 1924, m. Horace Jeffries, d. abt 2003.
Kenneth Thomas Tunaley. b. Derby 1926. d. 10th. January, 2013.
Doreen M. Tunaley b. Derby 1931, m. Fred Rawson 1948, divorced m. Phillip Bullock 1970. (Doreen d. 1970).



Elizabeth Ringer


b. 1849, Hollington,


Elizabeth m. Tom Tunaley, 1877.

Elizabeth d. Derby, 1922.




Below: William Henry Tunaley.





















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