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
1852–1897
Emma Copley
1854–1890
Marriage: 17 January 1874
Mary Ann Tunnacliffe
1874–1955
Emily Tunnacliffe
1875–1896
Ada Tunnacliffe
1878–1947
Harry Tunnacliffe
1879–1934
Fred Tunnacliffe
1881–1907
Wright Tunnacliffe
1883–1955
George Herbert Tunnacliffe
1884–1958
Ben Tunnacliffe
1887–1914

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 January 1874
Kirkburton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(8)

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Parents and Siblings

    Henry Tunnacliffe

    Male1813–Male

    Mary Knowles

    Female1817–Female

siblings

(9)

    Alfred Knowles

    Male1841–Male

    Mary Ann Knowles

    Female1846–Female

    Harriet Knowles

    Female1848–Female

    Martha Knowles

    Female1848–Female

    Charles Tunnacliffe

    Male1851–Male

+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.

Name Meaning

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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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