James Thomas Dyson

13 February 1873–
Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of James Thomas

When James Thomas Dyson was born on 13 February 1873, in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Dyson, was 18 and his mother, Rhoda Ann Jesson, was 19. He married Florence Stevens on 25 December 1897, in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in England, United Kingdom in 1891. In 1901, at the age of 28, his occupation is listed as .

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Family Time Line

James Thomas Dyson
Florence Stevens
Marriage: 25 December 1897
Florence Lottie Dyson
Alice May Dyson
James Thomas Dyson
Leonard Dyson
Arthur Dyson
Alfred Edgar Dyson
Albert William Dyson

Spouse and Children

25 December 1897
Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom


    Florence Lottie Dyson


    Alice May Dyson


    James Thomas Dyson


    Leonard Dyson


    Arthur Dyson


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 7

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

Age 11

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 31

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Name Meaning

1 English (chiefly Yorkshire): metronymic from Dye .2 Possibly an Americanized spelling of Danish, German, and Norwegian Theisen or German Theissen .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Thomas Dyson, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • James Thomas Dyson in entry for Leonard Dyson and Clara Jesson, "England, Warwickshire, Parish Registers, 1535-1963"
  • James Thomas Dyson in entry for Thomas James Dyson and Ellen Palmer, "England, Warwickshire, Parish Registers, 1535-1963"

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