John Thomas Tinsley

Brief Life History of John Thomas

When John Thomas Tinsley was born in 1865, in Runcorn, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Tinsley, was 27 and his mother, Elizabeth Ridgeway, was 32. He died in 1865, at the age of 0.

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John Tinsley
Elizabeth Ridgeway
Mary Hannah Tinsley
Elizabeth Ellen Tinsley
Edwin Tinsley
John Thomas Tinsley
Richard Hesketh Tinsley

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Name Meaning


habitational name from a place in South Yorkshire near Rotherham, named in Old English with the genitive case of an unattested personal name Tynni + hlāw ‘hill’, ‘mound, barrow’. This surname is also found in Ulster.

habitational name from Tinsley Green in Worth (Sussex). The placename appears to derive from an unattested Old English personal name Tint + Old English lēah ‘wood, woodland clearing’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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