Preston Tunnacliffe

24 May 1852–January 1897 (Age 44)
Kirkburton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Preston

When Preston Tunnacliffe was born on 24 May 1852, in Kirkburton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Henry Tunnacliffe, was 39 and his mother, Mary Knowles, was 34. He married Emma Copley on 17 January 1874, in Kirkburton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in England, United Kingdom in 1891. He died in January 1897, in Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 44, and was buried in Kirkburton, West Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Preston Tunnacliffe
Emma Copley
Marriage: 17 January 1874
Mary Ann Tunnacliffe
Emily Tunnacliffe
Ada Tunnacliffe
Harry Tunnacliffe
Fred Tunnacliffe
Wright Tunnacliffe
George Herbert Tunnacliffe
Ben Tunnacliffe

Spouse and Children

17 January 1874
Kirkburton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom


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Parents and Siblings

    Henry Tunnacliffe


    Mary Knowles




    Alfred Knowles


    Mary Ann Knowles


    Harriet Knowles


    Martha Knowles


    Charles Tunnacliffe


+4 More Children

World Events (4)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 2

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened

Age 11

The Lendal Bridge was opened in 1863, after a previous failed attempt at building it Thomas Page was brought in to design it. It is an iron bridge styled with the gothic style popular in England. When it was first opened, it was a toll bridge but in 1894, it accepted it’s last toll.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 28

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

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Sources (3)

  • Preston Tunnacliffe in household of Henry Tunnacliffe, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Preston Tunnacliffe, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Preston Tunacliffe in household of Henry Tunacliffe, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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